Microsoft Certificate Authority

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Subject: Microsoft Certificate Authority
Posted by:  fec (f…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006

I am trying to setup a Microsoft Certificate Authority but am having
problems.  I installed it as and Enterprise Root CA on a Windows 2003 server
with SP1.  It is running but I have some questions.

I don't know a whole lot about this so I have been reading and learning.

Does the CA have to be on a domain controller or just need access to a
domain controller?  Do I have to have a suborinate CA or can the certificates
be distributed with the Root?

My goal is to be able to use digital signatures with in our business for
time cards.  All internal.  Any and all information about how to set us the
certificates, distribute to the clients and any other useful info would be
appreciated.

Thank you.

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