Did you know: Configure Client Certificate Mapping in FTP 7.5 - Part 1

by Vivek 3/2/2010 8:56:00 AM

Client Certificate Mapping Authentication Role Service in IIS 7 and IIS 7.5 enables authentication between a Client and the Web Server by presenting client certificates over secure channel. In IIS 7 and IIS 7.5, Client Certificate Mapping Authentication uses Active Directory to map client certificates against a users account in a domain.

NOTE: Client Certificate Mapping in FTP 7.5 is Active Directory One-to-One Mappings only.

Here is Part 1 of a 4 Part series on implementing Client Certificate mapping in FTP 7.5.

Here is some background of the environment I will be using to configure the scenario:

Domain Controller

Name: Server1
OS: Windows Server 2008 R2
DC: contoso.com
CA: contoso-Issuing-CA01
Roles enabled:

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Active Directory Certificate Services has following Role Services installed:

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Active Directory Domain Services has following Role Services installed:

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IIS Role Services installed on DC:

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IIS Server

Name: Server2
OS: Windows Server 2008 R2
Roles enabled:


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Following IIS Role Services installed:

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Client

Name: 620-WIN7
OS: Windows 7 Enterprise Edition
AlexFTPS-1.0.2 from http://ftps.codeplex.com/

QUICK NOTE: In Windows Server 2008, you will need to install the Out Of Band FTP 7.5 from  http://www.iis.net/expand/FTP to use the Client Certificate feature.

Next, we will Request and Install Server Certificate on IIS. Stay tuned…

Hope this helps,
Vivek Kumbhar


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