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  • Certmaster is a set of tools and a library for easily distributing SSL certificates to applications that need them
  • Certmaster originated in the Func project
  • Any application can use certmaster for easy exchange of SSL certificates
  • Certmaster has a a python API and command line tool provided ("certmaster-request") for requesting certificates
  • A daemon, called "certmaster" is included to hand certificates out
  • The tool "certmaster-ca" is used to list certs and sign them when requests come in.
  • autosigning of new certificate requests is also supported but is off by default.
  • configuration is all done via minimal text files
  • certmaster has extensive audit logs of certificate operations

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Mailing List

For simplicity, certmaster uses func's mailing list:


Certmaster uses Func's IRC channel:

  • #func on

Source Code

People (Alphabetically)

Certmaster is owned by:

All patch contributers are listed in the AUTHORS file in the git checkout. Thanks!

If you would like to get involved, join the mailing list or stop by #func on Patches, questions, feedback, and ideas are always welcome.