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SSL Certificate, client authentication

Posted on 2013-12-18
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Hi Experts.

Looking your help.
I want to setup certificate authentication for VPN users.
I installed standalone Root CA exported, Root CA certificate configured and exported.
Can you please help me out how to create client authentication certificate (Client Certificates, appreciated if you can me the step by step guide
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Question by:Skumar_CCSA
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Rich Rumble earned 500 total points
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This is the third time you've asked this question (at least) :) I don't think the issue is setting up a CA for you as much as it is getting the certs installed and pushed to your clients. CA's are generally not available as public servers, so you have to have some mechanism to get those certs installed. Setting up a CA is easy:
http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~zmiller/ca-howto/
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms755466%28v=vs.85%29.aspx

Or purchase certs from a 3rd paty:
https://www.verisign.com/ts-sem-page/?sl=UY937-0000-01-00&gclid=CITS66yavLsCFQlgMgodNUQAew

You then have to get the certs to the clients, or have them pre-installed.
-rich
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by:Skumar_CCSA
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Hi Rich..

Firstly I want to deploy own SSL certificates, there is something has to be done somewhere in CA server or VPN appliance which is being vital for implementation.

Not buying certificates...let's see some time...
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by:Skumar_CCSA
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HI rich...
Thanks...
problem solved.
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