Category: Enrollment

Certificate Templates Crypto Providers Enrollment PKI Trusted Platform Modules (TPM)

Understanding Microsoft Cryptographic Service Providers

A┬ácommon question I often get from customers and students is about Microsoft’s Cryptographic Service Providers (CSP). The CSPs are responsible for creating, storing and accessing cryptographic keys – the underpinnings of any certificate and PKI. These keys can be symmetric or asymmetric, RSA, Elliptical Key

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  • February 28, 2018

Authentication Development Enrollment Internet of Things NDES NDES Policy Module PKI Policy Module White Papers

Creating a NDES Policy Module – A Programmers Guide

Microsoft introduced a great security improvement in Windows Server 2012 R2 to alter the standard Network Device Enrollment Service (NDES) security process. If you are familiar with the whitepaper I wrote for Microsoft (Securing and Hardening NDES) you’ll know I wrote about the disadvantages of

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  • November 30, 2016

Certificate Requests Certreq CES/CEP Enrollment PKI Web Enrollment

Submitting Netscape SPKI (SPKAC) Cert Requests to ADCS

Recently I was contacted on Twitter with a question about Microsoft’s support of Signed Public Key and Challenge (Netscape SPKI) for certificate enrollment requests. I have long taught in my classes that there are a number of formats supported by ADCS for certificate requests. So

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  • November 11, 2016

CertAccord DCOM/RPC Enrollment Linux PKI Products Revocent Web Enrollment

CertAccord – The Genesis of a Simple Enrollment Solution for Linux

It comes as no surprise to anyone working with Microsoft products that the support and inclusion of operating systems other than Windows is often a second thought – if best. No where is this more prevalent than with Certificate Services – one of the most

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  • July 27, 2016

Certificate Templates Enrollment Permissions PKI Policy Module

The Requested Template is not Supported by this CA (Error 0x80094800)

Today I was working with a customer and they mentioned they had just been contacted about an enrollment problem on one of their CAs. They had recently added a template to one of their Windows Server 2012 R2 CAs. The template had been in use

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  • July 21, 2016

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