Certificate Services Features

Certificate Services allows an organization to manage the issuing, renewal and revocation of certificates. It has a number of features which make it valuable to organizations that do not choose to rely upon external certification authorities and who need a flexible tool that can be adapted to the needs of the organization. The following sections provide specific details.

Section Content
Active Directory Active Directory integration
Adherence to Standards Adherence to standards
Application Uses Application uses
Extensibility Extensible framework
Hardware Cryptography Hardware cryptography support
Hierarchies Hierarchy support
Policy Independence Policy independence information
Requests Request support
Transport Independence Transport independence information