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Microsoft ADCS – How to Redirect the HTTP URLs for CDP and AIA from old CA to new CA

Friday, March 1st, 2013

2013-03-01 Initial Post

Microsoft's Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) is a type of certification authority (CA) (a lot of people misspell that as "certificate" authority). A CA issues x.509 (a standard for digital certificates) formatted certificates for computer security purposes. When an organization sets up its own Certificate Services infrastructure, that essentially becomes its public key infrastructure (PKI). ADCS functions as a CA in a PKI and the CA and all its supporting systems are the PKI. You might see all three terms used interchangeably, and many documents just refer to a server running ADCS as "the CA." (more…)