Internal Certificate Authority Availability

Salves 501 Reputation points
2022-09-05T22:43:17.93+00:00

Hi.

I have internal URLs that use internal certificates.

if my internal Certificate Authority becomes unavailable will my URLs using this CA have problems working?

I plan to create certificates for many years.

Thanks.

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  1. Gary Reynolds 9,391 Reputation points
    2022-09-06T05:20:20.687+00:00

    Hi @Salves

    It will depend on what you mean by not available. If the CA service is just off-line then no, but if the CRL repository is also off-line, then you might see issues for clients that have full revocation checking enabled, if they are unable to download the CRL for the certificates. If they are separate then you should be good.

    Gary.

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