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Certificate Revocation Checking Whitepaper

November 7th, 2009 Comments off

A whitepaper on Certificate Revocation Checking in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 has been publshed on Technet here –

Topics in this whitepaper include:

·         What’s new in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 revocation checking

·         How revocation checking works

·         How pre-fetching revocation information improves performance

·         Support for independent OCSP signer and custom OCSP URLs

·         Recommendations for optimizing the revocation experience

·         Managing OCSP Settings with Group Policy


You can also download a copy of the paper here – 

The content also applies to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.


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