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This project consists of an EXTREMELY basic implementation of a "Certification Authority" and a "Client" that communicates with it.

It was made using vb.NET, the BouncyCastle library and the iTextSharp library, and simulates the following "features" of a CA/Client interaction:
  • x509v3 certificates lifecycle
    • Certificates request and creation
    • Certificates renewal
    • Certificates revocation
  • Very basic CRL and OCSP implementation
  • Signature and encryption of PDF files using the BouncyCastle certificates and the iTextSharp library
  • Communication between client and CA using WCF and signed XML to relay data

This project was made for a university assignment, and has no real practical purpose, other than maybe providing some hints in regard to how to use the BouncyCastle libraries, for which I found out there's a general lack of documentation, especially when it comes to the .NET version

Feel free to browse the sourcecode, tho keep in mind that the way I do stuff with the BouncyCastle API is not necessarily the best/correct way to do it (as I said, not much documentation available for BC, I had to cobble stuff together from bits and pieces found online).

Feel free to use the discussion forum if you have any questions.

The project is released undes GPLv2.

Last edited Jun 9, 2012 at 10:33 AM by theleaf, version 4