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Read the [http://www.press.redhat.com/2008/03/19/source-code-for-red-hat-certificate-system-released/ Red Hat announcement here], and [http://boblord.livejournal.com/19010.html Bob Lord's blog post here].
 
Read the [http://www.press.redhat.com/2008/03/19/source-code-for-red-hat-certificate-system-released/ Red Hat announcement here], and [http://boblord.livejournal.com/19010.html Bob Lord's blog post here].
  
On this site you will find 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 mailing lists and discussion channels for you to read or join.
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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 mailing lists and discussion channels for you to read or join.
  
 
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, smartcard management, and much more. The Dogtag Certificate System can be downloaded for free and set up in less than an hour.
 
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, smartcard management, and much more. The Dogtag Certificate System can be downloaded for free and set up in less than an hour.
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== Key Features ==
 
== Key Features ==
 
Dogtag is a collection of technologies that allow enterprises to deploy PKI on a large scale. It has features such as:
 
Dogtag is a collection of technologies that allow enterprises to deploy PKI on a large scale. It has features such as:
* Certificate issuance, revocation, retrieval
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* Certificate issuance, revocation, and retrieval
* CRL generation, publishing
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* CRL generation and publishing
 
* Certificate profiles
 
* Certificate profiles
 
* [[PKI SCEP Support In Certificate System | Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP)]]
 
* [[PKI SCEP Support In Certificate System | Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP)]]
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* Encryption key archival and recovery
 
* Encryption key archival and recovery
 
* Smartcard lifecycle management
 
* Smartcard lifecycle management
** Token Profiles
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** Token profiles
** Token enrollment, on-hold, key recovery, format
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** Token enrollment, on-hold, key recovery, and format
** Face-to-Face enrollment with the security officer workstation interface
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** Face-to-face enrollment with the security officer workstation interface
 
* Extensive [http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/cert-system/ documentation]
 
* Extensive [http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/cert-system/ documentation]
  
 
For more, see the [[PKI_Features|Features]] page.
 
For more, see the [[PKI_Features|Features]] page.
  
== What can you do? ==
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== What Can You Do? ==
  
New users may wish to check out the [[PKI_Users|Users]] section.  To run or deploy a Certificate System using pre-built components, see the:
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If you're a new user, check out the [[PKI_Users|Users]] section.  To run or deploy a Certificate System using pre-built components, see the [[PKI_Install_Guide|PKI Installation Guide]].
* [[PKI_Install_Guide|PKI Installation Guide]]
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If the user's interest is development, view the [[PKI_Developers|Developers]] section.  To build a Certificate System, see the:
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* [[PKI_Building|PKI Building Guide]]
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If you are interested in development, view the [[PKI_Developers|Developers]] section.  To build a Certificate System, see the [[PKI_Building|PKI Building Guide]].
Additional ideas may be found in the following sections:
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Additional ideas for using Dogtag and participating in our community are in the following sections:
  
 
* [[PKI How to contribute|How to contribute]]
 
* [[PKI How to contribute|How to contribute]]
 
* [[PKI Roadmap|Roadmap]]
 
* [[PKI Roadmap|Roadmap]]
* [[PKI Design|Tech Notes]]
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* [[PKI Design|Tech notes]]
* [[PKI_How_To|How Tos]]
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* [[PKI_How_To|How tos]]
 
* [[PKI Wishlist|Wishlist]]
 
* [[PKI Wishlist|Wishlist]]
  
 
== Community ==
 
== Community ==
 
Join our community and help shape the future of Dogtag!  Here are some links to get you started:
 
Join our community and help shape the future of Dogtag!  Here are some links to get you started:
* [[PKI_Documentation|Online Documentation]]
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* [[PKI_Documentation|Online documentation]]
* [[PKI_Mailing_Lists|Mailing Lists]]
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* [[PKI_Mailing_Lists|Mailing lists]]
* [[PKI_IRC_Channels|Online Chat Sites via IRC Channels]]
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* [[PKI_IRC_Channels|Online chat sites via IRC channels]]
  
 
== Team, History, and Contributors ==
 
== Team, History, and Contributors ==
 
The Dogtag technology has roots that go back over 10 years. Here is some background:
 
The Dogtag technology has roots that go back over 10 years. Here is some background:
 
* [[PKI_Credit|PKI Team, History, and Contributors]]
 
* [[PKI_Credit|PKI Team, History, and Contributors]]

Revision as of 16:46, 7 April 2008


Overview

Welcome to the home page for the Dogtag Certificate System! We went live on March 19, 2008. Read the Red Hat announcement here, and Bob Lord's blog post here.

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 mailing lists and discussion channels for you to read or join.

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, smartcard management, and much more. The Dogtag Certificate System can be downloaded for free and set up in less than an hour.

Key Features

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
  • CRL generation and publishing
  • Certificate profiles
  • Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP)
  • Local Registration Authority (LRA) for organizational authentication and policies
  • Encryption key archival and recovery
  • Smartcard lifecycle management
    • Token profiles
    • Token enrollment, on-hold, key recovery, and format
    • Face-to-face enrollment with the security officer workstation interface
  • Extensive documentation

For more, see the Features page.

What Can You Do?

If you're a new user, check out the Users section. To run or deploy a Certificate System using pre-built components, see the PKI Installation Guide.

If you are interested in development, view the Developers section. To build a Certificate System, see the PKI Building Guide.

Additional ideas for using Dogtag and participating in our community are in the following sections:

Community

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 10 years. Here is some background: