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Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

You're reading from  Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

Product type Book
Published in Nov 2021
Publisher Packt
ISBN-13 9781801070393
Pages 780 pages
Edition 3rd Edition
Author (1):
Dishan Francis Dishan Francis
Profile icon Dishan Francis

Table of Contents (22) Chapters

Preface 1. Active Directory Fundamentals 2. Active Directory Domain Services 2022 3. Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure 4. Active Directory Domain Name System 5. Placing Operations Master Roles 6. Migrating to Active Directory 2022 7. Managing Active Directory Objects 8. Managing Users, Groups, and Devices 9. Designing the OU Structure 10. Managing Group Policies 11. Active Directory Services – Part 01 12. Active Directory Services – Part 02 13. Active Directory Certificate Services 14. Active Directory Federation Services 15. Active Directory Rights Management Services 16. Active Directory Security Best Practices 17. Advanced AD Management with PowerShell 18. Hybrid Identity 19. Active Directory Audit and Monitoring 20. Other Books You May Enjoy
21. Index

AD CS components

AD CS is a collection of role services, and they can be used to design the PKI for your organization. Let's look into each of these role services and their capabilities.

The CA

CA role service is responsible for issuing, storing, managing, and revoking certificates. The PKI setup can have multiple CAs. There are two main types of CAs:

  • The root CA: The root CA is the most trusted CA in the PKI setup. A compromised root CA will compromise an entire PKI. Therefore, the security of the root CA is crucial. Best practice is to bring the root CA online only when required. By considering the security and hierarchy of the PKI, it is recommended to use the root CA only to issue certificates to subordinate CAs.
  • Subordinate CAs: In PKI, subordinate CAs are responsible for issuing, storing, managing, and revoking certificates for users, devices, or services. Once a CA receives a certificate request, it will process it and issue the certificate. A...
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