Private Hierarchy Digital Certificates with XCA

This project shows you how to install and use the open source XCA application. This tool allows you to create client and server digital certificates for use with a variety of applications (web SSL/TLS, web strong client authentication, S/MIME email, pdf signing, etc).

You should read the articles in the following tutorial before trying this project, unless you are already familiar with cryptography and PKI:

Cryptography and PKI Tutorial

Here are the detailed steps for installing and using XCA to create private hierarchy digital certificates:

Private Hierachy Digital Certificate with XCA (pdf)