Welcome to the home page for the Dogtag Certificate System!
The Dogtag Certificate System is an enterprise-class open source Certificate Authority (CA). It is a full-featured system, and has been hardened by real-world deployments. It supports all aspects of certificate lifecycle management, including key archival, OCSP and smartcard management, and much more. The Dogtag Certificate System can be downloaded for free and set up in less than an hour.
This site has everything you need to join the Dogtag community. Whether you are just looking for help and advice deploying and using Dogtag components, or you want to take a more active role and help shape the future of PKI, there are documentation references, mailing lists, and discussion channels for you to read or join:
Dogtag is a collection of technologies that allow enterprises to deploy PKI on a large scale. It has features such as:
Certificate issuance, revocation, and retrieval
Certificate Revocation List (CRL) generation and publishing
Local Registration Authority (LRA) for organizational authentication and policies
Encryption key archival and recovery
Smartcard lifecycle management
Token enrollment, on-hold, key recovery, and format
Face-to-face enrollment with the security officer workstation interface
For more, see the Features page.
Releases are published in the following pages:
See also News Archive.
What Can You Do?#
Join our community and help shape the future of Dogtag! Here are some links to get you started:
Team, History, and Contributors#
The Dogtag technology has roots that go back over 15 years. Here is some background: