Pkcs11Admin Alternatives

    Pkcs11Admin is described as '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'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Pkcs11Admin for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is xca - X Certificate and Key management, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pkcs11Admin are YubiKey PIV Manager (Free, Open Source), VeriSign (Paid), EJBCA (Freemium, Open Source) and OpenXPKI (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 23, 2021

    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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      The YubiKey PIV Manager enables you to configure a PIV-enabled YubiKey through a graphical user interface.
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      • Online
      VeriSign Authentication Services provides solutions that allow companies & consumers to engage in communications & commerce online with confidence.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Enterprise Java Beans Certificate Authority, or EJBCA, is a free software public key infrastructure (PKI) certificate authority software package.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      OpenXPKI is a software stack that provides all necessary components to manage keys and certificates primarily based on the X509v3 cryptography standard.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      OpenSC provides a set of libraries and utilities to work with smart cards. Mainly on cards that support cryptographic operations, and facilitate their use in security applications such as authentication, mail encryption and digital signatures.
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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).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Cardpeek is a Linux/Windows/Mac OS X tool to read the contents of ISO7816 smart cards. It features a GTK GUI to represent card data is a tree view, and is extensible with a scripting language (LUA).
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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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    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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