Re: connection CA server and web server
From: Ken Schaefer (kenREMOVE_at_THISadOpenStatic.com)
Date: Thu, 6 May 2004 15:27:15 +1000
The following should help:
Description of the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Handshake
Description of the Client Authentication Process During the SSL Handshake
Description of the Server Authentication Process During the SSL Handshake
"fong" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
: Currently I have a win2k web server with secure server ID
: installed and hosting web page www.abc.com. I have tested
: browsed to the web site by key in web site
: https://www.abc.com and it was working fine. The
: connection is as below:
: Client web browser < ------------------ > web server
: Now I would like to enhance the security by introduce
: digital certificate for client. I managed to setup an
: additional stand-alone CA server (windows 2000 server) and
: able to do the following tasks.
: 1. User access to stand alone CA server to request for
: 2. System Administrator manually approves the user request.
: 3. User connects to the CA server again to download and
: install certificate into web browser.
: My questions are:
: 1. How to setup the connection for CA server and web server
: 2. How is the over all connection look like? (connection
: A, B or C)
: 3. How to do the authentication?
: Connection A
: Client web browser < -----> CA server < ---- > web server
: Connection B
: Client web browser < ---- > web server < ---- > CA server
: Connection C
: Client web browser < --------- > web server & CA server