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Course-Entrust IdentityGuard Installation and Configuration

Entrust IdentityGuard Installation and Configuration is a three-day, hands-on treatment of Entrust IdentityGuard. Course participants will gain experience planning, installing and configuring Entrust IdentityGuard on Windows Server 2008 R2.

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A classroom discussion of authentication and examples of different authentication methods will serve as an introduction to Entrust IdentityGuard. The architecture and components of the system will be discussed, leading to an installation of the server components. Course participants will perform administrative operations using both the Entrust IdentityGuard Master User Shell and Entrust IdentityGuard Administration, as well as system configuration operations using Entrust IdentityGuard Properties Editor.

Authentication methods including cards, hardware tokens, machine, questions and answers, and smart credentials will be configured as part of the course. Participants will also perform policy, group, and role configuration to demonstrate customization of the environment to an organization’s security requirements. Entrust IdentityGuard logging and reporting will be discussed.

In addition to hands-on exercises using Entrust IdentityGuard server, course participants will also install and configure the Self-Service and Enrollment modules. Other topics discussed include mobile enrollment, federation and SSL security. The course closes with an examination of disaster recovery through backup and restore operations.

Prerequisites: Experience with Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2

Who should attend: This three-day hands-on course is intended for technology professionals who will be responsible for planning, implementing, configuring, managing and supporting Entrust IdentityGuard.

Course Description


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the value of authentication in web security, and describe the authentication methods available in Entrust IdentityGuard
  • Describe the basic architecture of an Entrust IdentityGuard system, including the function of the various applications and processes
  • Install Entrust IdentityGuard on Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Perform administrative tasks using Entrust IdentityGuard Master User Shell, Entrust IdentityGuard Administration, and Entrust IdentityGuard Properties Editor
  • Create and manage Entrust IdentityGuard administrators and users
  • Configure policy to control the behavior of authentication methods
  • Customize groups and roles


Entrust IdentityGuard Installation and Configuration includes the following lessons:
Lesson 1 – Authentication
Lesson 2 – Entrust IdentityGuard architecture
Lesson 3 – Preparing for an Entrust IdentityGuard installation
Lesson 4 – Installing Entrust IdentityGuard on Windows Server 2008 R2
Lesson 5 – Entrust IdentityGuard Properties Editor
Lesson 6 – Entrust IdentityGuard Master User Shell
Lesson 7 – Managing users in Entrust IdentityGuard Administration
Lesson 8 – Authenticating using cards
Lesson 9 – Authenticating using hardware tokens
Lesson 10 – Authenticating using other methods
Lesson 11 – Policies, Groups and Roles
Lesson 12 – Assessing risk using IP and geolocation data
Lesson 13 – Entrust IdentityGuard reports
Lesson 14 – Entrust IdentityGuard logging
Lesson 15 – Entrust IdentityGuard Self-Service Module
Lesson 16 – Entrust IdentityGuard Federation Module
Lesson 17 – Mobile enrollment
Lesson 18 – Authenticating using smart credentials
Lesson 19 – SSL security in Entrust IdentityGuard
Lesson 20 – Entrust IdentityGuard Web services
Lesson 21 – Recovering from data loss
Appendix A – Radius proxy

Schedule & Pricing

Start Date Location Pricing Begin Registration Course Status
November 23, 2015 Reading, GB £1,495 (BP)
Register by October 23, 2015
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December 2, 2015 Dallas, TX $2,395 (USD)
Register by November 2, 2015
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Class Price:  Price is for 1 student.  Taxes are applied according to the training location.

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