Microsoft® Certificate Server is a standards-based, highly customizable server application for managing the issuance, revocation, and renewal of digital certificates. Certificate Server generates certificates in standard X.509 format. These certificates can be used for any number of public-key applications including, but not limited to, the following:
The Certificate Server product consists of:
This product documentation is designed to assist corporate information system administrators and Webmasters who install, configure, operate, administer, and customize Certificate Server. The documentation also assists corporate developers and independent software vendors (ISVs) who need to write custom modules and applications that interact with Certificate Server.