The Smallstep Platform

The Smallstep Platform is an opinionated, extensible toolkit for DevSecOps public key infrastructure (PKI). It contains a number of components that can be combined to deliver automated certificate management for a broad set of use cases and implementations. The components include:

  • Authorities— Certificate or registration authorities powered by step-ca
  • Provisioners— Machinery for securely automating certificate issuance
  • Inventories— Catalogs of entities like hosts, services, and people for use with templates and provisioners
  • Templates— Customization of x.509 or SSH certificates for any use case
  • Events— Observability and alerting for certificate lifecycle activities

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Read more about the Smallstep Platform using the links above or schedule time with Smallstep to learn how the platform can help your project.