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Can anyone recommend a free and simple OCSP server for Windows or Linux?

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OCSP definition: – warren Apr 7 '10 at 12:30
@Warren if you don't know what ocsp is, then you shouldn't answer the question. – Rook Apr 7 '10 at 20:33
@unknown, warren didn't answer, he used a comment to add a link to provide additional information. At the very least it saved me having to look up yet another never before seen acronym. – John Gardeniers Apr 7 '10 at 21:34
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The best free OCSP server is in the OpenCA package. Here is an example of creating a custom OCSP message. If you like java then you should use EJBCA.

I think windows has an OCSP server in the windows 2008 enterprise edition. I know it has other parts of the PKI. This isn't free.

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There is also Fedora/Redhat's ''Dogtag'' – davey Apr 7 '10 at 20:56
@unknown: Thanks, that looks very interesting. I'll give it a try tomorrow! – StackedCrooked Apr 13 '10 at 21:47
@The Rook: I was able to glue a solution using the OpenCA library. See this post:…. Thanks for the suggestion! – StackedCrooked Apr 15 '10 at 17:16
@StackedCrooked Thats awesome! OpenCA rocks, i'm glad i could help. – Rook Apr 15 '10 at 20:56

Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 Enterprise Editions both have OCSP as an option when you install the AD Cert Services. You can use both for testing purposes for 180-days. Download available from Microsoft.

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