Certificates (Windows CE 5.0)

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Certificates enable users to provide enhanced security in communications by providing a common credential to verify identity.

Note   Windows CE only supports client certificates using its wireless authentication components. Machine certificates are not supported.

In this Section

  • Certificates OS Design Development
    Provides an overview of the modules and components that implement certificates in Windows CE, and the sysgen variables that enable this functionality, along with details on how to enroll for a certificate
  • Certificates Application Development
    Provides information about encoding and decoding a certificate, and how to manage certificates with certificate stores, in addition to listing all of the supported certificates APIs.
  • Certificates Security
    Provides security information about certificates in Windows CE and best practices for implementation.
  • Certificates Registry Settings
    Describes the registry settings that are necessary to configure this functionality in your device.
  • Certificates Migration
    Provides information that you need to know to migrate this functionality from one version of Windows CE to another.
  • Certificates Reference
    Contains descriptions of the certificates programming elements.
  • Cryptography Services
    Describes how you can add cryptographic security to your applications using the cryptography services which include Cryptography APIs, Certificates, and Smart Card.
  • Enhancing the Security of a Device
    Provides an overview of how to use the security services in Windows CE to create a device that is more secure.

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