Active Directory Certificate Services and Public Key Management
Applies To: Windows Server 2008
The Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) server role in Windows Server® 2008 provides customizable services for issuing and managing certificates in software security systems that use public key technologies. The following is a list of the Installed Help content that is available for AD CS and public key management in Windows Server 2008.
Explains how to configure and operate a certification authority (CA) and related components to issue and manage certificates.
Explains how to view and assess certificate contents, and to manage their use.
Explains how to configure and issue certificates based on certificate templates.
Explains how to configure and manage Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) validation and revocation checking in Windows-based networks.
Explains how to monitor and manage one or more CAs and related components in an organization.