My own Certificate Authority (ePub)

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Create your own graphical CA for Intranets with Open Source Software for Windows, Linux and MAC

My own Certificate Authority

Easy step by step guide with over 20 images to create your own graphical CA (Certificate Authority) for Intranets with free Open Source Software available for Windows, Linux and MAC.

You can use the software introduced in this e-book to operate your own CA. Well organized you are able to create a master root certificate for your CA to sign your certificates. Furthermore, you are able to create a sub CA certificate for a department and they can handle their Intranet SSL certificates by themselves.

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Create your own graphical CA for Intranets with Open Source Software for Windows, Linux and MAC

My own Certificate Authority

Easy step by step guide with over 20 images to create your own graphical CA (Certificate Authority) for Intranets with free Open Source Software available for Windows, Linux and MAC.

You can use the software introduced in this e-book to operate your own CA. Well organized you are able to create a master root certificate for your CA to sign your certificates. Furthermore, you are able to create a sub CA certificate for a department and they can handle their Intranet SSL certificates by themselves.

Introducing a fully featured Open Source Software, available as source code and binary version for Windows, Linux and MAC, able to handle X.509 certificates, certificate requests, RSA, DSA and EC private keys, Smartcards and CRLs.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Table of Contents
Legal Notes

The Problem of IT-Admins
Types of Certificates needed 8
Certificates signed by a known Authority 9
Certificates signed by your own Authority 9
Ways to create or receive Certificates 10
Buying Certificates 11
Using Let’s Encrypt Web Server Certificates 11
Your own Certificate Authority 12

Introducing the CA software
Features 14
Download & Installation 15
First Start 16
Creating your first database 17

Using Templates
Create your CA Template 19
Create your Server Template 21
Create your Client Template 22
Template Overview 22

Your Master CA Certificate
Create certificate from template 23
Check your Certificate 25
Export the public key for distribution 26

Creating the CA structure
Create the first sub CA 27
Creating Server Certificates
Create server certificate from template 30
Preparing your Apache https server 32
Sample Apache SSL config 33

More Features
Creating signing requests 34
Importing bought certificates 34
Revocation management 34

Delegating CA’s
After adding more data

About The Author

Karl M. Joch is founder of CTS GMBH with more than 30 years experience in national and international projects. He worked in over 15 countries.

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Karl M. Joch

[DE] Karl M. Joch ist Gründer der CTS GMBH und hat mehr als 30 Jahre Erfahrung in nationalen und internationalen Projekten. Er arbeitete in über 15 Ländern. IT Skills, speziell mit Open Source Lösungen. [EN] Karl M. Joch is founder of CTS GMBH with more than 30 years experience in national and international projects. He worked in over 15 countries. Karl's Website: https://kmj.at/ CTS Website: https://cts.at/