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    OpenXPKI Alternatives

    OpenXPKI is described as 'software stack that provides all necessary components to manage keys and certificates primarily based on the X509v3 cryptography standard'. There are nine alternatives to OpenXPKI for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions and Mac. The best alternative is xca - X Certificate and Key management, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OpenXPKI are Smallstep Certificates (Free, Open Source), EJBCA (Freemium, Open Source), VeriSign (Paid) and CertHat - Tools for Microsoft PKI (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 16, 2022
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    OpenXPKI is a software stack that provides all necessary components to manage keys and certificates primarily based on the...
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    1. X Certificate and Key management is an interface for managing asymetric keys like RSA or DSA. It is intended as a small CA for creation and signing certificates. It uses the OpenSSL library for the cryptographic operations.
    2. A private certificate authority (X.509 & SSH) & ACME server for secure automated certificate management, so you can use TLS everywhere & SSO for SSH.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Enterprise Java Beans Certificate Authority, or EJBCA, is a free software public key infrastructure (PKI) certificate authority software package.
      • Online
      VeriSign Authentication Services provides solutions that allow companies & consumers to engage in communications & commerce online with confidence.
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      • Windows
      • Windows Server 2008 R2
      • Windows Server 2012
      PKI solution based on Microsoft AD CS (Active Directory Certificate Services) offers a affordable and powerful digital certificates environment, however sometimes it can be challenging to use without additional tools (3rd party utilities or scripts).


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • GitHub
      PKIjs is a pure JavaScript library implementing the formats that are used in PKI applications (signing, encryption, certificate requests, OCSP and TSP requests/responses). It is built on WebCrypto (Web Cryptography API) and requires no plug-ins.
    3. Pkcs11Admin is an open-source GUI tool for administration of PKCS#11 enabled devices (smartcards, HSMs etc.) which runs under .NET 4.5 on MS Windows and under Mono 3.X on Linux and Mac OS X.
    4. The Dogtag Certificate System is an enterprise-class open source Certificate Authority (CA). It supports all aspects of certificate lifecycle management, including key archival, OCSP and smartcard management, and much more.
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      • Windows
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      The AppViewX CERT+ platform provides users with a full-cycle certificate management suite, enabling 360-degree control and visibility into network infrastructures.
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