How To Configure CertAccord When IP/DNS Is Not Accurate

CertAccord Enterprise provides automated X509 Certificate Lifecycle Management between PKI platforms like Microsoft ADCS and endpoints running Linux, MacOS, and Windows. The typical CertAccord setup uses DNS to identify endpoints with the CertAccord Enterprise Agent.  The DNS information is used to establish the trusted hostname of an endpoint in order to create its product certificate…

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How to Configure Apache Tomcat With Fully Managed TLS Certificates

Apache Tomcat is a popular open source application server.  One of the most critical best practices for securing Tomcat is to configure SSL/TLS (HTTPS) using a trusted certificate from your enterprise CA or commercial CA.  Most of the documentation found online on how to configure SSL/TLS for Tomcat provides instructions for creating a self-signed certificate. …

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Using CertAccord Enterprise to Secure VPN/Network Authentication

Using CertAccord Enterprise to Secure VPN/Network Authentication One of the more popular uses of CertAccord Enterprise is to create X.509 Certificates providing ClientAuthentication for Virtual Private Network (VPN) authentication.  Many enterprises are moving from username & password based VPN authentication to X.509 certificate authentication. One of the challenges in this transition is how to create…

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Overcoming the Challenge of Shorter Certificate Lifespans

In August 2019, Google introduced CA/Browser (CA/B) Forum Ballot SC22 to reduce Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificate validity periods to one year. After much discussion and thousands of comments — mostly in opposition — the ballot failed and certificate maximum lifetimes remained at two years. Or so we thought. Even though shorter certificates enhance ecosystem…

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5 Key Takeaways from Our Certificate Management Tech Talk

An enterprise certificate authority (CA) is a vital element of the modern IT ecosystem. It provides the security foundation for all your users, devices, and applications. You can establish who’s trusted, authenticate their validity, and communicate securely using encryption. As we discussed in a recent Tech Talk, How to Unify Certificate Management On All Your…

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Video: CertAccord Enterprise Management Console Demo v6.0

CertAccord Enterprise Management Console Demo v6.0 This demonstration covers the CertAccord Enterprise Management Console. CertAccord Enterprise allows you to quickly and easily create X.509 digital certificates on Linux, Mac, Unix, and Windows from Microsoft ADCS. This fully automated solution allows you to create managed certificates in seconds with automatic renewals! There’s no web forms, no…

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CertAccord™ Enterprise 6.0

CertAccord™ Enterprise 6.0 Features Modernized Management Console UI With the release of CertAccord™ Enterprise 6.0 from Revocent, managing certificates and policies, registering devices or changing settings just became easier and more intuitive via the browser-based CertAccord Management Console. The latest release, available now for download by registered customers, features an extensively revamped and updated Management…

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