Getting Started

How to create a great support ticket
To diagnose and fix problems smallstep requires detailed information to reproduce the error and ultimately resolve the issue. Providing specific, detail...
Wed, 8 Jun, 2022 at 3:01 PM
How do I create a new team?
Both Certificate Manager and SSH Professional use "teams" as organizational units. Within a team, one can access their authority and issue certifi...
Thu, 10 Mar, 2022 at 5:26 PM
How do I issue / create a new certificate?
If your local client has already been configured, you can create a test certificate by running the step ca certificate command. Here is an example: ste...
Tue, 26 Apr, 2022 at 11:19 AM
How do I install the step CLI?
To interact with Certificate Manager, you will need our step CLI command on your local machine.  step acts as a front-end interface to Certificate Manag...
Sat, 16 Apr, 2022 at 4:03 PM
How do I configure my step client to connect to my CA?
Certificate Manager authorities are administered using the step CLI command. To connect your local client with the hosted Authority, you need to bootstrap i...
Mon, 25 Apr, 2022 at 2:52 PM
Can't find host enrollment token
NOTE: If you create a new enrollment token you will need to re-run config on all clients. Make sure you CANNOT find your original token before proceeding. ...
Sat, 30 Apr, 2022 at 7:41 PM
What events send alerts when I use webhooks?
Note: This information is related to Smallstep webhooks. Please see this page for an introduction to Smallstep webhooks. Webhooks will send an e...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2022 at 5:13 PM
Where can I find my Client ID?
You can find you Client ID and the o auth scopes on the team resources page:
Fri, 15 Apr, 2022 at 4:23 PM
How do I inspect the contents of a certificate?
You can inspect the key details of your certificate by running: step certificate inspect --short myservice.crt It should look similar to this: X.509v3 T...
Fri, 29 Apr, 2022 at 10:22 AM
Does Smallstep SSH support Google Workspace (Formerly G Suite)?
Yes!  Please refer to our G Suite Quickstart Guide.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2022 at 8:10 AM