4. Additional Reading

The documentation for Certificate System includes the following guides:
  • Certificate System Deployment Guide describes basic PKI concepts and gives an overview of the planning process for setting up Certificate System.
    This manual is intended for Certificate System administrators.
  • Certificate System Installation Guide covers the installation process for all Certificate System subsystems.
    This manual is intended for Certificate System administrators.
  • Certificate System Administrator's Guide explains all administrative functions for the Certificate System. Administrators maintain the subsystems themselves, so this manual details backend configuration for certificate profiles, publishing, and issuing certificates and CRLs. It also covers managing subsystem settings like port numbers, users, and subsystem certificates.
    This manual is intended for Certificate System administrators.
  • Certificate System Agent's Guide describes how agents — users responsible for processing certificate requests and managing other aspects of certificate management — can use the Certificate System subsystems web services pages to process certificate requests, key recovery, OCSP requests and CRLs, and other functions.
    This manual is intended for Certificate System agents.
  • Managing Smart Cards with the Enterprise Security Client explains how to install, configure, and use the Enterprise Security Client, the user client application for managing smart cards, user certificates, and user keys.
    This manual is intended for Certificate System administrators, agents, privileged users (such as security officers), and regular end users.
  • Using End User Services is a quick overview of the end-user services in Certificate System, a simple way for users to learn how to access Certificate System services.
    This manual is intended for regular end users.
  • Certificate System Command-Line Tools Guide covers the command-line scripts supplied with Red Hat Certificate System.
    This manual is intended for Certificate System administrators.
  • Certificate System Migration Guide covers version-specific procedures for migrating from older versions of Certificate System to Red Hat Certificate System 8.1.
    This manual is intended for Certificate System administrators.
  • Release Notes contains important information on new features, fixed bugs, known issues and workarounds, and other important deployment information for Red Hat Certificate System 8.1.
All of the latest information about Red Hat Certificate System and both current and archived documentation is available at http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/cert-system/.