Checklist: Authenticate Web Servers with Certificates Issued by a Windows-Based CA

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Certificates can be used to authenticate queries sent by clients to Web servers. By using certificates issued by a Microsoft certification authority (CA), clients can verify that the query results have not been tampered with and that the results were returned by the correct domain controller or Web server.


Task Reference

Set up additional subordinate CAs. (Optional)

Install a Subordinate Certification Authority

Install and configure a Web Server certificate template.

Managing Certificate Templates

Configure certificate enrollment.

Managing Certificate Enrollment

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