How to Install the DoD Root Certificate

AKO Webmail Account Registration
Are you new to AKO and wish to register for a full access AKO account? To learn more about who qualifies for a full AKO account, go to the AKO Account Registration page.

AKO Webmail Sponsored (Guest) Account Registration
For AKO Sponsored (Guest) Account Registration please visit the AKO Sponsored (Guest) Account Registration page. Has a bunch of information on DoD Root Certificates. Also has Certificate information.

The DoD Root Certificate provides an identity of a website or individual to the Army/DoD portal and enables a secure connection.

Common Access Card Registration with AKO/DKO

  1. Log into AKO/DKO with your username and password. If you are having issues with your password, visit our AKO Webmail Password Reset Page for more information on how to create a AKO Webmail account visit our AKO Webmail Account Registration page.
  2. Click on “Quick Links”
  3. Click on “CAC”
  4. Click on “My CAC Information”
  5. Click on DoD Certificates on the left side of the page
  6. Follow the instructions on the DoD Certificate Information Area