Setting up a CA Hierarchy is too hard

Tags: CA, Windows Server, PKI

Man Certificate Authorities are just hard. And the documentation is lengthy and cryptic. Why hasn't anyone written it up in a simpler form?

In the next few posts I'll show you in easy language how to set up a root CA and an Enterprise Subordinate CA, including support for the AIA extension, the Certificate Revocation List and a CRL Distribution Point.

Here's our root certificate and the Enterprise CA Certificates (#1 and #2) so that you can see the result.

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