CertAccord Enterprise 5.0 Provides More Customer Requested Features

CertAccord Enterprise 5.0 release of pki certificate management software

CertAccord Enterprise 5.0 Provides More Customer Request Features CertAccord Enterprise 5.0 is now available from Revocent.  This release delivers new customer requested features such as the ability to customize X.509 digital certificate subject and subject alternative names, custom Certificate Purposes, and many other improvements. Customers have been asking for more control over how certificate subjects…

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How to Detect Expiring Certificates

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How to Detect Expiring Certificates Elephants and Other Hi-Tech Methods All X.509 digital certificates expire. It’s only a question of time. If you follow best practices then your end point certificates expire in two years or less.  Once a certificate is expired it is considered invalid and likely will cause some kind of service outage. …

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CertAccord Enterprise 4.12 Adds User Identity Certificate Support

CertAccord Enterprise 4.12 release of certificate management software

CertAccord Enterprise 4.12 Adds User Identity Certificate Support CertAccord Enterprise 4.12 is now available from Revocent.  This release adds improved support for user identity X.509 digital certificates in addition to the machine (computer) identity support that has been supported since CertAccord was launched.  User identity certificates can be automatically provisioned and renewed from Microsoft ADCS…

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Why Self-Signed Certificates Are Evil

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Why Self-Signed Certificates Are Evil Self-signed X.509 digital certificates are often used inside enterprises of all sizes on devices and application servers which use HTTPS.  Its often so common place in some enterprises that its easy to forget self-signed certificates are evil.  Maybe not evil in a deliberate sense, but certainly in an effective manner. …

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CertAccord Enterprise 4.11 Provides Key User Requested Features

CertAccord Enterprise 4.11 release of certificate management software

CertAccord Enterprise 4.11 Adds Key User Requested Features CertAccord Enterprise 4.11  has been released by Revocent and provides key new features requested by enterprise customers including native RPM and DEB packages for Linux, maintenance periods, and Agent CLI improvements. Many customers have been requesting the CertAccord Enterprise Agent be install-able as a native Linux RPM…

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MS-WCCE Automated Solution for MacOS X

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MS-WCCE Automated Solution for MacOS X Windows systems have long supported Microsoft Windows Client Certificate Enrollment (MS-WCCE) which provides automatic X.509 certificate deployment and renewal with Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS).  Apple’s MacOS X systems have no MS-WCCE support or any other built-in automated integration with ADCS.  This is a key reason we created…

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MacOS X Certificate Auto Enrollment With Microsoft CA

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MacOS X Certificate Auto Enrollment With Microsoft CA There is no free MacOS X “client” which provides Auto Enrollment or integrates with the Microsoft PKI like the one built into Microsoft Windows.   However, there are commercial options which provide very similar abilities, one in particular which is actually easy to install, use, and won’t…

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CertAccord Enterprise 4.10 Adds Mac Support

CertAccord Enterprise 4.10 release of pki certificate management software

CertAccord Enterprise 4.10 Adds Mac Support CertAccord Enterprise 4.10  has been released by Revocent and adds support for Apple MacOS X end point devices.  MacOS X devices are now able to integrate with leading PKI platforms such as Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) and GlobalSign to create and manage X.509 digital certificates easily and…

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