New Longhorn Server PKI Features

  • New wizards to install and remove Certificate Services
  • SCEP—protocol support enabling network devices to easily enroll for certificates on a Windows CA
  • OCSP—protocol support for obtaining real-time certificate status information
  • PKI uses Server Manager to ease installation, configuration, and removal of PKI components
  • CA-specific performance counters
  • New administrative delegation capabilities for enrollment agents and certificate managers
  • PKIview administration tool bundled with the OS
  • New cryptographic architecture called CNG
  • Expanded cryptographic cipher support including support for Suite B algorithms (e.g., ECDSA, SHA-256)
  • Additions to certificate template properties
  • New common smart card CSP

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