Does AD CS Work in the Cloud?

Eytan Raphaely Uncategorized

Does AD CS Work in the Cloud?

Digital certificates have taken over as the preferred method of network authentication because of their proven superiority to passwords in security and user experience. Many organizations recognize this and want to take their infrastructure to the cloud while also implementing …

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Managed PKI Solutions for Active Directory Certificate Services

Patrick Grubbs Uncategorized

Managed PKI Solutions for Active Directory Certificate Services

Investing in a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) for your 802.1x network is the single best decision you can make to improve your network. The hardened security and improved user experience provided by X.509 digital certificates is the obvious next step …

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Solved: Error “Cannot Manage Active Directory Certificate Services”

Patrick Grubbs Education

Solved: Error “Cannot Manage Active Directory Certificate Services”

Admins configuring Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) for their network may encounter the following error message: Cannot manage active directory certificate services. The system cannot find the file specified: 0x800700002 (WIN32: 2 ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND) Fortunately, this error is usually easily …

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The Best Way to Manage Microsoft Certificates

Sam Metzler Education

The Best Way to Manage Microsoft Certificates

Digital certificates are quickly becoming the network security standard for major enterprises because the abilities of certificates far exceed the abilities of passwords. Passwords are an obsolete form of authentication because there are major vulnerabilities in security and user experience. …

Top 3 Mistakes Setting Up AD CS Certificate Templates

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Top 3 Mistakes Setting Up AD CS Certificate Templates

In order to use certificates for authentication, a security trend caused by the inadequacies of password-based authentication, a public key infrastructure (PKI) must be in place. Active Directory Certificates Services (AD CS) is Microsoft’s on-premise PKI solution and while it …

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Moving Away from AD CS: Certificate-Based Authentication with Azure AD & Jamf

Sam Metzler Education

Moving Away from AD CS: Certificate-Based Authentication with Azure AD & Jamf

Digital certificates are starting to take over as the preferred method of network authentication because of their proven superiority to passwords in security and user experience. Many organizations are wanting to migrate to the cloud to start implementing certificate-based solutions, …

Best Practices for AD CS Configuration

Sam Metzler Education

Best Practices for AD CS Configuration

Many companies use Windows servers as the main component of their IT infrastructures. If those companies want to use digital certificates for their network, they set up a public key infrastructure (PKI). PKIs deploy and manage certificates, which can be …