Ping Identity Certified Professional
The Ping Identity Certified Professional - PingFederate certification measures the candidate’s ability to describe how to perform basic installation and configuration tasks.
This exam covers the following knowledge about PingFederate version 10 or later:
- Describe the basic features and functionality of the product, and highlight the main use cases.
Installation and Initial Configuration
- Identify installation requirements for the product.
- Describe how to install the product on Windows.
- Describe how to install the product on Linux or UNIX.
- Identify tasks completed during the initial configuration wizard.
- Describe how to upgrade the product.
- The candidate should be able to describe how the administrative console works and what the basic workflows are.
- Describe the locations and functions of different startup files.
- Describe how to set up logging into the administrative console with an LDAP data source.
- Describe how to install or upgrade the product license.
- Describe the use of native accounts in PingFederate or how Role-Based Access Controls are used to manage administrative functionality.
- Describe how to configure email notifications.
- Describe how to manage configuration archive creation and retention.
- Describe the server endpoints.
- Describe how to manage SSL certificates, certificate authorities and certificate signing requests.
- Describe how to configure or manage LDAP and JDBC external data sources.
- Describe how to configure Password Credential Validators or any of the following adapters:
- HTML Form Adapter
- HTTP Basic Adapter
- Kerberos Adapter
- OpenToken Adapter
- Reference ID Adapter
- Composite Adapter
- Describe how attribute mappings work and how to use them.
- Explain the difference between mapping attributes at the connection level and the adapter level.
- Describe SSO endpoints and variables (protocol-specific endpoints).
- Define the difference between IdP-initiated and SP-initiated connections and describe when each are used.
OAuth 2.0 Configuration
- Describe the purpose of OAuth scopes, token managers and mappings for grants, clients or endpoints.
OpenID Connect Configuration
- Describe how to configure OpenID Connect Policy Management.
- Describe the OpenID Connect endpoints and their purposes.
- Describe how to use OpenID Connect for SSO.
- Describe the locations, purposes and logging levels for different PingFederate log files.
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.