Question 137

5.5.1 Question

Multiple Choices

What roles does a CA play in a PKI? (Choose all that apply.)

  • A. Serves the certificate for the web server
  • B. Validates the company or individual purchasing the certificate
  • C. Signs the certificate as authentic
  • D. Provides the Domain Name System (DNS) connections between the client and server


A. Incorrect: The CA does not serve the certificate; the CA validates and signs it.
B. Correct: The CA validates the company or individual.
C. Correct: The CA signs the certificate.
D. Incorrect: The CA does not do anything with DNS.