Novell Certificate Server provides public key cryptography services that are natively integrated into eDirectory and that allow you to mint, issue, and manage both user and server certificates. These services allow you to protect confidential data transmissions over public communications channels such as the Internet.
This guide describes the functionality of Novell Certificate Server, how to set it up, and how to manage it. This book also provides some basic information about how public key cryptography works.
This guide is written primarily for network administrators
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