Installing Lync 2013 in Lab – Certificate Authority Setup

Lync 2013

In our last post, we learned “Setting up of a Domain Controller server and joining Systems/Computers to the domain“. In this post, we will learn how to install Certificate Authority role in Domain Controller Server.

To install CA or Certificate Authority on a domain controller, login to Domain Controller Server.

  1. Launch Server Manager window.
  2. Click on Add roles and features.
  3. Click on Next.

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  4. Radio Check “Role-based or feature-based installation” and click on Next

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  5. Radio Check “Select a server from the server pool” and click on Next

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  6. Check Box on “Active Directory Certificate Services” and click on “Add Features”

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  7. Click on Next

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  8. Click on Next

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  9. Click on Next

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  10. Ensure that “Certificate Authority” is checked and click on Next

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  11. Click on Install

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  12. Once the installation is completed, click on “Configure Active Directory Certificate Services on the destination server

  13. When AD CS Configuration window appears, click on Next

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  14. Check Box “Certificate Authority” and click on Next

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  15. Radio Check “Enterprise CA” and click on Next

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  16. Radio Check “Root CA” and click on Next

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  17. Radio Check “Create a new private key” and click on Next

  18. Cryptography for CA, leave defaults and click on Next

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  19. Specify the name of the CA, leave defaults and click on Next

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    1. Specify the validity period, leave default and click on Next

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  20. Specify the database locations, leave default and click on Next

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  21. Confirmation, click on Configure

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  22. If you see the results window reading as “Configuration Succeeded” that means that CA is configured successfully. Click on Close.


    That’s all, your CA server is ready now.

Hope this helps!

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