VSA Course Description


For Venafi TrustAuthority & TrustForce for SSL/TLS


Certification course for individuals who want to become proficient as administrators of the Venafi TrustAuthority & TrustForce for SSL/TLS.

This course is intended IT Professionals who want to become proficient at installing, configuring, and administering the Venafi Trust Protection Platform in an enterprise environment.  Course participants must achieve 80% or higher on exam in order to attain VSA certification.

Course Length:

16 hours including lecture, labs, and exam.

Delivery Methods:

  • Instructor onsite – up to 12 students per session
  • Instructor-led at Venafi Salt Lake City, Utah Office


$15,000 (includes travel) or $2,000 per person plus travel


This is a structured two-day course that includes lecture, examples, labs, and a timed certification examination. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Database configuration (if applicable)
  • Installation (if applicable)
  • Logging configuration and third party integration
  • Notification configuration
  • External Identity Integration (LDAP/Active Directory)
  • Enterprise network discovery scan
  • Certificate Authority - Certificate Import
  • TrustAuthority policy enforcement of corporate security standards
  • Enrollment/Revocation integration to Certificate Authorities
  • Automate installation of certificates on supported applications
  • Approvals and scripting into automated workflows
  • Rights for access control
  • Certificate Revocation Checking
  • Certificate Revocation List (CRL) Verification
  • Smartcard Authentication
  • Certificate Whitelisting (Trust Store Management)
  • Aperture Console & Lost & Found Setup
  • End User Portal Setup (if applicable)
  • Applying product updates (if applicable)
  • Automating provisioning certificates to devices
  • Permissions
  • Custom fields
  • TrustNet (if applicable)
  • Venafi updater (if applicable)

Students will perform lab exercises on their computers by accessing servers on Amazon Web Services (AWS) using their browser.

For more information or to purchase training, please contact your Venafi Account Executive or send an email to

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