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PingDirectory Certification | Ping Identity Certified Professional
Ping Identity Certified Professional
The Ping Identity Certified Professional – PingDirectory certification measures the candidate’s ability to describe how to perform basic installation and configuration tasks.
This exam covers the following knowledge about PingDirectory version 8 or later:
Describe the product's features, functionality and basic use cases.
Describe the product's data storage engine.
Installation and Initial Configuration
Outline the system requirements.
Explain how to perform interactive and non-interactive installations on Windows and Linux.
Describe the product's file system structure.
Describe how to perform an upgrade of the product.
Describe the functionality of the administrative console.
Describe the purpose of various command-line utilities included with the product.
Describe how to use the dsconfig command and its options to configure the PingDirectory server.
Describe how to review configuration changes.
General Configuration and Maintenance
Describe how to perform management tasks for entries.
Describe different data types and their uses, sensitive attributes, virtual attributes and JSON attributes.
Describe how to enable logging and create retention/rotation policies for logs.
Describe how to create, export or import encryption settings definitions.
Explain how to create password validators and define policies.
Identify how to install an updated PingDirectory license.
Define the purpose and use of the collect-support-data command to generate a report for support purposes.
Explain how to configure backup/restore backends manually for both full and incremental backups.
Define the purpose of lockdown mode and describe how to enter/exit it.
Explain how to use the manage-account command to manipulate and view password and account policy properties for users.
Describe how to import and export data into/from the backend database using the import-ldif and export-ldif commands.
Explain the use of the make-ldif template.
Demonstrate knowledge of how root and topology users and privileges are managed.
Describe how to create and manage indexes.
Describe how to configure additional attributes for SCIM.
Describe how to configure replication and define topologies.
Describe the purpose and use case for PingProxy.
Describe the purpose and use case for PingDataSync.
Describe the different group types and their uses.
This exam is delivered as a remotely proctored, multiple-choice exam. There are roughly 60 items on the exam and a time limit of approximately 90 minutes. For more information about how remotely proctored exams are delivered, please refer to our testing guide.