Copyright © 1999, 2000 Symeon (Simos) Xenitellis
This document describes Public Key Infrastructures, the PKIX standards, practical PKI functionality and gives an overview of available open–source PKI implementations. Its aim is foster the creation of viable open–source PKI implementatations.
The latest version of this document can be found at the OSPKI Book WWW site at http://ospkibook.sourceforge.net/.
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.1 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with the Invariant Sections being the chapters Chapter 13 ("Contributions") and the Colophon ("About this document"), with Front-Cover Texts being the text "The Open–source PKI Book, A guide to PKIs and Open–source Implementations" and with Back-Cover Texts being the text "The author's studies are funded by State's Scholarship Foundation (SSF) of Greece". A copy of the license is included in Appendix E entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
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