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Unformatted text preview: Configuring Directory Configuring Directory Certificate Services Certificate Services Lesson 13 Skills Matrix Skills Matrix Technology Skill Objective Domain Objective # Installing Active Directory Certificate Services Install Active Directory Certificate Services 6.1 Configuring CA Server Settings Configure CA server settings 6.2 Configuring Certificate Templates Manage certificate templates 6.3 Managing Certificate Enrollments Manage enrollments 6.4 Configuring Certificate Revocation Manage certificate revocations 6.5 Public Key Infrastructure Public Key Infrastructure • Public key infrastructure (PKI) consists of a number of elements that allow two parties to communicate securely, without any previous communication, through the use of a mathematical algorithm called public key cryptography. • Public key cryptography, as the name implies, stores a piece of information called a public key for each user, computer, and so on that is participating in a PKI. Public Key Infrastructure Public Key Infrastructure • Each user, computer, and so on also possesses a private key, a piece of information that is known only to the individual user or computer. • By combining the well-known and easily obtainable public key with the hidden and well-secured private key, one entity (you, for example) can communicate with another entity (a secured Web site, for example) in a secure fashion without exchanging any sort of shared secret key beforehand. • A shared secret key is a secret piece of information that is shared between two parties prior to being able to communicate securely. Certificate Authority (CA) Certificate Authority (CA) • A Certificate Authority (CA) is an entity, such as a Windows Server 2008 server running the AD CS server role, that issues and manages digital certificates for use in a PKI. – CAs are hierarchical , which means that many subordinate CAs within an organization can chain upwards to a single root CA that is authoritative for all Certificate Services within a given network. – Many organizations use a three-tier hierarchy, where a single root CA issues certificates to a number of intermediate CAs , allowing the intermediate CAs to issue certificates to users or computers. Digital Certificate Digital Certificate • Sometimes just called a certificate....
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course TECHNOLOGY MNE 210 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '10 term at Sullivan.

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