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VPN enterprise certificate authority checklist

The third step in setting up a Windows-based virtual private network is creating an enterprise certificate authority. This tip explains how to do so -- with a word of caution.

After implementing DHCP services, the third step in setting up a Windows-based virtual private network is creating an enterprise certificate authority. Learn how, but with a word of caution.

Step 3: Create an enterprise certificate authority

Protect your certificate authority server the way you would protect a nuclear bomb. Make sure that it is as secure as possible and that you perform full system backups frequently. You also want to protect those backups so they are not accidentally compromised.

Get step by step instructions for creating enterprise certificate authority on your customer's VPN.

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This was last published in June 2007

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