I am working for a small nonprofit with a few servers running 2003 standard. Before you ask, there is no budget for server upgrades unless someone donates money for the task.
I am changing over the wifi to EAP, aka Enterprise WPA2. Everything is working great, but I am having issues with the CA. I can't generate a cert using "RAS and IAS Server" template on the standard version of Server 2003. I need the Enterprise version for that.
I made a self signed cert as a test using the .net sdk and it works, but I have to turn of certificate checking in the clients or they won't work, and that's a really hidden setting and would rather not do that if I have too.
I have no problems using my own CA and making a self signed cert. Installing the CA root into the client computers from a usb stick, is not an issue. I do this all the time when I am testing my own websites and for internal servers.
But I can't figure out how to do this, or if I even can in Server 2003 Standard. I deal more in openssl and the "Certificate Authority" and certificate website in Server 2003 is confusing to me.
Do I have any other options? Can I generate the CA and cert in openssl and insert them into Server 2003 and have it work?
Thanks for any suggestions.