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

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OCSP definition: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online_Certificate_Status_Protocol –  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
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@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'' pki.fedoraproject.org/wiki/PKI_Main_Page –  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: serverfault.com/questions/131983/…. 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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