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Tool and Usage

Lemur manages TLS certificate creation and the underlying process that is required. It acts as a broker between a certificate authority (CA) and the environment

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With Lemur you can provide a central portal for developers and administrators to issue TLS certificates with predefined defaults.

Lemur works on CPython 3.5 and uses the Flask framework. Another component it uses is cryptography to handle the creation of the certificates.

Netflix develops on macOS and deploys on Ubuntu servers.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a certificate management tool.

Lemur is commonly used for certificate management. Target users for this tool are developers and system administrators.

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + More than 500 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available
  • + Supported by a large company

Author and Maintainers

Supporting company

This project is maintained by Netflix

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Project details
Latest release0.6.0 [2018-01-02]
LicenseApache License 2.0
Last updatedApril 2, 2018

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