• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

The public key infrastructure in Windows Server 2012 R2 is used to integrate PKI to secure and exchange information across not only an intranet, but also across extranets, the Internet, and from application to application. This course examines what a certificate authority is, how certificate templates are used, how to configure and implement certificate distribution and revocation, and the methods used to implement key archival and recovery. This course is part of a series of Skillsoft courses that cover the objectives for exam 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure. This exam is required for the MCSE Server Infrastructure certification.

Learning Objectives

Certification Authority in Windows Server 2012

  • recognize advantages of using external public certificate authorities
  • recognize benefits of creating CA hierarchies
  • recognize the sequence of steps needed to migrate CAs in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • identify necessary permissions when designing the security for certificate templates

Certificate Configuration in Server 2012 R2

  • recognize which certification enrollment method to use in a given case
  • recognize the steps for configuring for automatic key archival
  • configure certificates in Windows Server 2012 R2

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services
  • Systems Administration
  • Systems Development