How To Set Up A Certificate Authority In 10 Minutes

, March 28, 2012 Having a company owned certificate authority makes managing your network devices simpler and more secure. There is nothing inherently wrong with self-signed certs, but you can do better. You can build a CA issue your first certificate in about 10 minutes. Here is how to do it.
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Now we are going to retrieve the signed certificate. Go back to the web server where you submitted the certificate request and go to the Certificate Services web server. Click on "View the status of a pending certificate request" and select your certificate request. Select Base64 encoded and then download certificate.

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