How to Install BounCA on Fedora CoreOS Latest

BounCA is a web-based Certificate Authority management tool. In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to install BounCA on Fedora CoreOS Latest.


Step-by-Step Guide

Step 1: Install Dependencies

First, we need to install some dependencies on your Fedora CoreOS Latest system. Run the following command:

$ sudo dnf install -y curl docker-compose

This command will install the curl and docker-compose packages.

Step 2: Install BounCA

Now, it's time to download and install BounCA. We will use the curl command to download the BounCA installer script.

To download and install the BounCA, run the following command:

$ curl -L | sudo bash -

This command will download and install BounCA on your system.

Step 3: Test BounCA

After the installation of BounCA is completed, you can test it with the following command:

$ sudo docker-compose up -d

This command will start the BounCA Docker container.

Now, open your web browser and navigate to http://localhost:9000 to see the BounCA's web interface.

Step 4: Configure BounCA

After successfully testing BounCA, we need to configure it. First, we need to create a .env file.

Run the following command to create a .env file:

$ sudo tee /etc/bounca/.env <<EOF

Replace with your email address.

Now, we need to modify the docker-compose.yml file to include the .env file.

$ sudo sed -i '5i\    env_file: /etc/bounca/.env' /etc/bounca/docker-compose.yml

Step 5: Restart BounCA

After modifying the docker-compose.yml file, we need to restart the BounCA Docker container.

Run the following command to restart the BounCA Docker container:

$ sudo docker-compose restart

This command will restart the BounCA Docker container with the new configuration.

Step 6: Check BounCA Status

To check the status of the BounCA Docker container, run the following command:

$ sudo docker-compose ps

This command will show if the BounCA Docker container is running or not.


Congratulations! You have successfully installed BounCA on your Fedora CoreOS Latest system. Now, you can easily manage your Certificate Authority with BounCA's web-based interface.

If you want to self-host in an easy, hands free way, need an external IP address, or simply want your data in your own hands, give a try!