AD CS (PKI) Resources (and Migration to 2012 R2)

Here are resources and comments about ADCS migration to 2012 R2: https://windorks.wordpress.com/2014/08/12/migrating-a-microsoft-pki/ http://blog.datacenterfromhell.net/2014/12/migrating-two-tier-microsoft-pki-from.html Is it possible to cohabit with an old PKI hierarchy and a new PKI in a same Forest? “Yes you can have multiple root CAs and even multiple PKIs in a single Active Directory forest. Because of the way the objects areContinue reading “AD CS (PKI) Resources (and Migration to 2012 R2)”

AD CS 2008 R2 Two-tier Install Procedure

2013: Test Lab Guide: Deploying an AD CS Two-Tier PKI Hierarchy : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh831348.aspx Certificate Services Concepts: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc778992(WS.10).aspx Certificate Services Best practices: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc738786(WS.10).aspx This step-by-step guide explains how to install and configure public key  infrastructure, based on: Windows 2008 R2 Server core – offline Root CA Windows 2008 R2 domain controller Windows 2008 R2 enterprise edition –Continue reading “AD CS 2008 R2 Two-tier Install Procedure”

AD CS (PKI) cmdlets reference

To manage ADCS with Powershell, after you install the Quest Active Roles Management Shell For Active Directory (download here), you get lots of additional PowerShell CMDlets to use. To find those, just issue the command “Get-Command *QAD*” or have a look at the reference information. Just download and install the snap-in. To see the availableContinue reading “AD CS (PKI) cmdlets reference”