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Dogtag Certificate System

Dogtag Certificate System

Dogtag Certificate System is an enterprise-class open source Certificate Authority (CA) supporting all aspects of digital certificate lifecycle management including issuing certificates, renewing and revoking certificates.Typical usage of Digital Certificates include SSL/TLS certificates, for sending and recieving digitally signed and encrypted email, SSL authentication based Single sign-on, Object signing and Code signing Certificates. Support for Key archival to read/decrypt data if a user loses the private encryption key used to encrypt that data. Online Certificate Status Protocol(OCSP) services to quickly determine the revocation status of a certificate without having to directly check huge Certificate Revocation Lists(CRL). Smart card enrollment and management.

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This page contains the highest-level talking points for the Fedora 13 release. When adding to this page, consider points that have a wide appeal, and consider whether or not there is a "bigger picture" that needs to be described. In some cases, a feature is part of a multi-release arc of work, and that context can be useful to provide. The essence of the Fedora 13 Talking Points is to provide an executive summary of important features from the FeatureList

This page is currently a placeholder; if you're filling this in with talking points, feel free to refer to Fedora_12_Talking_Points to help you get started, and delete this line once the page is populated.

For desktop users and everyone

These items are of general interest to most people using F13.

3D Support

In Fedora 12 experimental support for 3D via mesa-dri-drivers-experimental package for ATI cards was made available and has been extended in Fedora 13 to support Nvidia systems via the Nouveau driver


Automatic printer driver installation

Features/AutomaticPrintDriverInstallation

Feature's text description.

Automatic printer driver installation lets you connect a USB printer and install the printer drivers automatically.

Color Management

Features/ColorManagement

Feature's text description.

Color Management allows you to better control your colors.

Moblin 2.2

Features/Moblin-2.2

Feature's text description.

Moblin 2.2 enhances your user experience on NetBook, NetTop and other small devices.

For administrators

These talking points concern innovations that help make system administrators' lives better.


NFSv4 Default with IPv6 Support

Features/NFSv4Default Features/NFSClientIPv6

With [NFSv4 http://www.iaps.com/NFSv4-new-features.html] specified in [RFC 3530 http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3530.txt] allows for the exporting of a single "pseudo file system."

With NFSv4 Default, the latest version of the NFS protocol is implemented for better performance, and in conjunction with recent kernel modifications allows for IPv6 support.

Feature's text description.

SSSD By Default

Features/SSSDByDefault

System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) text description.

Via SSSD By Default, a major benefit is offline logins.

System Rollback With Btrfs

Features/SystemRollbackWithBtrfs

Feature's text description.

Additional information here:

The System Rollback With Btrfs feature empowers the administrator to be able to have automatic as well as manual full filesystem snapshots, for example each time the yum transactions are processed.

For developers

Here are some innovations that make Fedora a great platform for software developers.

IntelliJ IDEA

Features/IntelliJ_IDEA

Feature's text description.

Feature Summary.

NetBeans 6.8

Features/NetBeans_6.8

Feature's text description.

Feature Summary.

Python 3

Features/Python3F13

Feature's text description.

Feature Summary.

Systemtap Static Probes

Features/SystemtapStaticProbes

Feature's text description.

Feature Summary.