Setup Microsoft CA for vmware vsphere


I will like to Create a Tier 1 Enterprise CA Server for VMware vSphere 5.1 environment.  I will like this to be all done through Microsoft.  This means deploying certificates and requesting certificates for my VMware environment.  I will like for my Root CA to only act as a Root CA. And another server to have the OCSP, and Web enrollment roles.  Can you some provide me with detail step by step to make this happen.  This is not for production but for Testing to receive both MCSA & VCP DCA & DT.
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Dawid FusekVirtualization Expert, Sr B&R, Storage SpecialistCommented:

Maybe start from here:

for vSphere 5.1 was a quite nice guide, is here:

but for vSphere 5.5 and up I don't see an step by step guide, one may create one, maybe you have to make an request??
Also remember that if you are learning for MCSA and VCP doing it by yourself with full troubleshooting and search is a part of a training... :P if you receive a full solution on a table you will not learn much from that at all, sure that knowledge should be enough for most cases but when you will meet some other environment you will still start from a scratch because you probably not understand whole process at all (that's my opinion of course) because You learn it by using someone's step by step guide... :P. But you should request one on EE or somewhere else :).

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JCJohnson76Author Commented:
Disagree with you opinion; Because understanding how something is done through instructions one can obtain knowledge and insight to apply the concept and also find out where one went wrong at.  One's light bulb can easy be turn on by missing just one step in the process.   But I do understand your logic and opinion which could be true for someone else; but not here.   Thanks for your help though.  But I will accept this as a solution for your response to my question because you provided me with links that I may dive into more researching.
Dawid FusekVirtualization Expert, Sr B&R, Storage SpecialistCommented:
Good mate, very good point of thinking, I like it :P

But you probably close question too fast mate, there is no need to hurry up too much here, not always, but I'm glad it will help you and your way of thinking and learning is good (and you have to know it's not happens very often).

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