Tuesday, September 9, 2008

what are the differences between CEK cert and SSL cert?

(1) CEK (cookie encryption key) cert can be obtained from local hosted Microsoft certificate services included in windows server 2k3, or micorosoft internal cert application sites.

SSL cert must be obtained from a public certificate authority, such as Verisign.

(2) CEK cert name does not need to match the site while SSL cert must match.

1 comment:

Leon said...

Correction: SSL cert can also be obtained from Microsoft internal site http://ssladmin/SSLAdmin