Key Archival and Management in Windows Server 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Active Directory® Certificate Services (AD CS) in Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise operating systems extends the Windows Server® public key infrastructure (PKI) solution in the areas of private key archival, recovery, and management. This guide describes best practices and provides procedures for key archival and recovery operations with certification authorities (CAs) in Windows Server 2008.

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