Managing Certificates in Windows Server 2003

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To outline the considerations and procedures for using certificates to secure a network

Target Audience

Systems engineers, systems administrators, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support professionals tasked with implementing and maintaining a Windows Server 2003 network infrastructure; learners preparing for certification in the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) or Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator(MCSA) programs


Experience in implementing and administrating Windows network operating systems with network services such as messaging, database, file and print, public key infrastructure (PKI), Internet, intranet, remote access, and client computer management, and a basic working knowledge of security

Expected Duration

140 min.

Course Objectives

Managing Certificates in Windows Server 2003

  • install a certificate authority hierarchy.
  • recognize the steps and options for configuring a CA.
  • manage certificate revocation and CA backup.
  • install, configure, and administer a CA.
  • distinguish between the processes for obtaining public and private server certificates.
  • enable SSL security and use it to secure communication channels.
  • enable and use SSL to secure communications.