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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0001464Main CAcert Websitecertificate issuingpublic2020-06-27 14:22
ReporterTed Assigned ToTed  
Status newResolutionopen 
Summary0001464: Support ACME protocol for issuing certificates
DescriptionRequest by CAcert board. First step is to evaluate the amount of work needed, then the decision should be made whether to implement the protocol or to postpone it.
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2019-08-04 17:00

administrator   ~0005821

Start for research is Wikipedia, the corresponding RFC seems to be


2019-08-12 10:43

administrator   ~0005822

I have given the RFC a first cursorry reading. My findings are recorded in the WiKi at

Feel free to add your own findings there.

As a (preliminary!) summary, I guess that there will be some work to do, implementing extensions to the CAcert website as well as implementing the protocol interface itself, probably several days of work, but that the job itself will not be impossible.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-08-04 16:54 Ted New Issue
2019-08-04 16:54 Ted Assigned To => Ted
2019-08-04 17:00 Ted Note Added: 0005821
2019-08-12 10:43 Ted Note Added: 0005822
2019-09-10 21:33 Ted Relationship added related to 0001427
2020-06-27 14:22 Ted Relationship added related to 0001482