SignServer Software Appliance is a packaged solution that allows you to deploy and maintain your signing solution utilizing your existing virtualization environment.

SignServer Software Appliance enables you to reuse your Hardware Security Module (HSM) infrastructure and control the technology stack for the complete signing solution. If you need to utilize your existing virtualization infrastructure including a net-attached HSM and thus the SignServer Hardware Appliance is not an option for you, SignServer Software Appliance offers a turnkey solution including all required software and is quick and easy to set up.

SignServer Software Appliance is for customers that need an easy-to-deploy signing solution and the intuitive user interface allows you to efficiently navigate through installation, configuration, and maintenance tasks. 

Different models are available to allow you to choose the most cost-efficient deployment solution for your needs, see Model Specifications.

Technology Stack

The SignServer Software Appliance technology stack includes:

  • SignServer Enterprise
  • OpenJDK
  • Support for external databases, including MariaDB, Oracle, and PostgreSQL  
  • WildFly
  • Linux-based Operating System (AlmaLinux OS)
  • Support for net-attached HSMs, including SoftHSM2, Luna Network HSM 7, Utimaco CryptoServer LAN, and Entrust nShield Connect

The software appliance supports the leading virtualization platforms, including VMware ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V, and KVM-based hypervisors.