A whitepaper on Certificate Revocation Checking in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 has been publshed on Technet here - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee619730(WS.10).aspx

Topics in this whitepaper include:

·         What’s new in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 revocation checking

·         How revocation checking works

·         How pre-fetching revocation information improves performance

·         Support for independent OCSP signer and custom OCSP URLs

·         Recommendations for optimizing the revocation experience

·         Managing OCSP Settings with Group Policy

 

You can also download a copy of the paper here - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=145008 

The content also applies to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

 

Please let me know if you have questions/feedback: ymehta@microsoft.com