Re: Microsoft CA (windows 2003)

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Subject: Re: Microsoft CA (windows 2003)
Posted by:  Paul Adare (pkada…
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008

On Wed, 23 Jan 2008 05:52:43 -0800 (PST), holland91… wrote:

> Has anyone set up a stand alone lab running windows 2003 with
> Microsoft CA. I am trying to set up a lab (first time doing it) and
> would like some pointers on the task. I have to servers 2 workstations
> and a laptop. Need to figure out how to set the CA up to test the auto
> enroll feature and to test user certificates but the lab will not be
> connectd to a network.

At a minimum you need:

1. Domain controller.
2. A CA (for a lab you could run this on the DC, not suggested for
production though).
3. A client.

Obviously if you're using separate machines for the above they need to be
connected to each other but they don't require external connectivity.

Paul Adare
MVP - Virtual Machines
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Microsoft CA (windows 2003) posted by holland91… on Wed, 23 Jan 2008