• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Active Directory Certificate Services, or AD CS, allows a company to deploy and manage a Public Key Infrastructure, or PKI, to secure and protect important data and data communications. This course covers the installation and management of a PKI using the AD CS role services, including installation and configuration of AD CS, certificate enrollment, templates, and revocation. This course is one of a series, which covers the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification.

Learning Objectives

PKI Overview and Creation

  • identify the function of each PKI component
  • recognize how AD CS role services are used

Managing the PKI

  • recognize the processes involved in certificate validation and revocation
  • identify what the Windows Server 2012 R2 certificate templates define
  • recognize certification enrollment options
  • recognize how to back up and restore a CA
  • identify true statements about PKI components, Role Services, and certificate revocation used during an AD CS rollout

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.