A Certificate Authority (CA) can issue certificates for internal internet sites, RDS connections …
The advantage of having a CA is having to deploy a single certificate on the computers, and some Windows services require certificates from a CA to work:
- Client RDP HTML5
On Windows, there are two types of CAs (summary):
- Company : CA linked to an Active Directory that can issue certificates for domain members (posts / users).
- Standalone: AC that can be a member or not of a domain that issues certificates of the generations of “manual request”.