Welcome to libkmip

libkmip is an ISO C11 implementation of the Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP), an OASIS communication standard for the management of objects stored and maintained by key management systems. KMIP defines how key management operations and operation data should be encoded and communicated between client and server applications. Supported operations include creating, retrieving, and destroying keys. Supported object types include:

  • symmetric/asymmetric encryption keys

For more information on KMIP, check out the OASIS KMIP Technical Committee and the OASIS KMIP Documentation.


You can install libkmip from source using make:

$ cd libkmip
$ make
$ make install

See Installation for more information.