Certificate Enrollment Using EST

EST supports automatic enrollment of certificates with the EST Server. The certificates can now be enrolled or re-enrolled automatically by configuring an EST profile on the Controller.

Certificate Enrollment with EST allows users to use their own PKI Public Key Infrastructure. PKI is a security technology based on digital certificates and the assurances provided by strong cryptography. See also certificate authority, digital certificate, public key, private key. instead of the factory or self-signed certificates available on the Controller or the AP. This enables the user to have maximum visibility and control over the management of the PKI Public Key Infrastructure. PKI is a security technology based on digital certificates and the assurances provided by strong cryptography. See also certificate authority, digital certificate, public key, private key. used and address any issues related to security by themselves in a scaled environment.

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