(Thanks to David Cross for the links)

Top Whitepapers:

  1. Default Access Control Settings in Windows Server 2003 whitepaper: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=2A76C348-FE02-4CB7-9B7A-5A0B9964BD9C&displaylang=en
  2. Internal link to PKI landscape, deployments, challenges, topologies, etc.  http://winweb/security/pki/Docs/analysts/Burton/public%20key%20infrastructure_770.pdf
  3. List of new XP and 2003 features: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/plan/pkienh.mspx

Guides:

  1. Windows Server 2003 PKI management whitepaperhttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/technologies/security/mngpki.mspx
  2. Windows Server 2003 advanced certificate enrollment whitepaper:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/technologies/security/advcert.mspx
  3. Windows Server 2003 web enrollment and troubleshooting guide:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/technologies/security/webenroll.mspx
  4. Troubleshooting Certificate Status and Revocation whitepaper: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/topics/crypto/tshtcrl.mspx
  5. IPSEC deployment guide:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/topics/architectureanddesign/ipsec/default.mspx
  6. MSS wireless guide:  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=CDB639B3-010B-47E7-B234-A27CDA291DAD&displaylang=en
  7. Wireless PEAP guide:  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=60c5d0a1-9820-480e-aa38-63485eca8b9b&displaylang=en

Tutorials and Reference Collection:

  1. Smart Card Mini Driver (a.k.a Card Module) Specification - http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device/input/smartcard/sc-minidriver.mspx 
  2. Windows Vista SDK -  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=7614FE22-8A64-4DFB-AA0C-DB53035F40A0&displaylang=en
  3. Windows Vista Cryptography Next Generation (CNG) SDK - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=1EF399E9-B018-49DB-A98B-0CED7CB8FF6F&displaylang=en
  4. This is the overall link to the PKI Technologies collection, which serves as the umbrella introduction to the Certificates, Certificate Services, and CA Certificate Technical Reference sub-collections :
    1. http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/WindowsServ/2003/all/techref/en-us/Default.asp?url=/Resources/Documentation/windowsserv/2003/all/techref/en-us/W2K3TR_sec_pki_over.asp
    2. If you want to use links to the individual collections:
      1. CA Certificates: http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/WindowsServ/2003/all/techref/en-us/Default.asp?url=/Resources/Documentation/windowsserv/2003/all/techref/en-us/W2K3TR_cacrt_Intro.asp
      2. Certificates: http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/WindowsServ/2003/all/techref/en-us/Default.asp?url=/Resources/Documentation/windowsserv/2003/all/techref/en-us/W2K3TR_certs_intro.asp
      3. Certificate Services: http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/WindowsServ/2003/all/techref/en-us/Default.asp?url=/Resources/Documentation/windowsserv/2003/all/techref/en-us/W2K3TR_crtsv_intro.asp
    3. EFS is covered in the Data Security collection. The link to the EFS Technical Reference is: http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/WindowsServ/2003/all/techref/en-us/Default.asp?url=/Resources/Documentation/windowsserv/2003/all/techref/en-us/W2K3TR_efs_Intro.asp
  5. Guidelines for Enabling Smart Card Logon with Third-Party Certification Authorities (Q281245): http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q281245
    1. Requirements for Domain Controller Certificates from a Third-Party CA (Q291010): http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q291010 
  6. How to Import a Third-Party Certificate into the NTAuth Store (Q295663): http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;Q295663
  7. How to Enable LDAP over SSL with a Third-Party Certification Authority: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;321051
  8. Third-Party Certificate Authority Support for Encrypting File System (Q273856 http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q273856

Vendor Related Info:

  1. Ncipher:  http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/administration/security/win2kpki.asp
  2. Chrysalis:  http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/planning/chrysalis.asp