Part 2 – Configuring an Enterprise Root Certificate Authority

This is Part 2 of a series of posts on how to configure VMware vSphere 6.x to use Certificates from Microsoft Windows Server Certificate Services.

The following assumes you have completed the steps within Part 1 – Installing Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 Certificate Services.

Click Configure Active Directory Certificate Services to run the AD CS Configuration Post-deployment configuration wizard.

If required, click Change to choose a different account with the appropriate administration rights (i.e. Enterprise Admins) and click Next.

Check the Certification Authority and Certification Authority Web Enrollment checkboxes and click Next.

Ensure the Enterprise CA option is selected and click Next.

Ensure the Root CA option is selected and click Next.

Ensure the Create a new private key option is selected and click Next.

Click Next.

Click Next.

Click Next.

Click Next.

Click Configure.

Click Close

Check the Web Enrollment is working by browsing to http://localhost/certsrv/

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