Release Notes

This is the first release of cert-manager. It is currently still not in a production ready state, and features are subject to change.

Notable features:

  • Automated certificate renewal
  • ACME DNS01 challenge mechanism
    • CloudDNS
    • Route53
    • CloudFlare
  • ACME HTTP01 challenge mechanism
    • Should be compatible with all ingress controllers following ingress spec (GCE & NGINX tested)
  • Simple CA based issuance
    • Create an Issuer that references a Secret resource containing a signing key pair, and issue/renew certificates from that.
  • Cluster-wide issuers (aka ClusterIssuer)
  • Backed by CRDs
    • Events logged to the Kubernetes API
    • Status block utilized to store additional state about resources

Please check the [README( for a quick-start guide.

We really value any feedback and contributions to the project. If you’d like to get involved, please open some issues, comment or pick something up and get started!

Last modified January 1, 0001