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EJBCA Community 7.11 Release Notes


The EJBCA team is pleased to announce the newest release of our open-source PKI software EJBCA Community Edition with version 7.11 and thank each and every EJBCA Contributor for your work in getting us here.

These release notes cover new EJBCA Community features and improvements implemented between EJBCA Community 7.10.0.x and EJBCA Community 7.11.0.

This latest community release introduces community support for the SCP Publisher and Certificate and CRL Reader Service. The release also brings partial support for the CMP Lightweight profile and upgrades Bouncy Castle to version 1.72.


SCP Publishing and Certificate and CRL Reader Service

Previously only available to EJBCA Enterprise Edition users, the SCP Publisher and Certificate and CRL Reader Service are now included in EJBCA Community 7.11. Utilizing the SCP Publisher, certificates and Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs) can be periodically published to a remote host using SCP. These certificates and CRLs can later be retrieved by a Validation Authority (VA) instance and be used for OCSP responses utilizing the Certificate and CRL Reader service.

Partial Support for CMP Lightweight Profile

A subset of the CMP Lightweight Profile is now available for use with CMP in EJBCA 7.11. The CMP Lightweight profile defines a specified subset of CMP operations and functionality, mainly targeting industrial and IoT use cases including resource-constrained devices. With this release, support has been added for message protection with PBMAC-1 as well as the P10CR message body. For more information, see CMP.

Bouncy Castle upgraded to 1.72

EJBCA Community 7.11 upgrades Bouncy Castle to version 1.72.

Technology upgrades

As a new major version the technology stack supported by EJBCA 8 includes some important updates compared to EJBCA 7. EJBCA 8 supports running on Java 17 in addition to Java 11. Running on Wildfly 26 as application server is also supported and the EJBCA use of application server is based on JEE8. Bouncy Castle has been upgraded to version 1.73.

Downloads and Resources

EJBCA Community releases follow the release schedule for the Enterprise Edition, including all major releases.

There are several options available for downloading the latest EJBCA Community:

  • EJBCA Community is available for download from GitHub.
  • EJBCA Community container is available for download from Docker Hub.
  • EJBCA Community is available for download from SourceForge.

For download links and resources, see Want to learn more about our open-source software? Get in touch over at EJBCA Discussions on GitHub, a collective space where you can share feedback and contribute ideas to future releases. We would love to hear from you.

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