The best way to join the community and get involved is to talk with others online or at a meetup and offer contributions. Here are some of the many ways you can contribute to the Castellan project:

  • Development and Code Reviews

  • Bug reporting/Bug fixes

  • Wiki and Documentation

  • Blueprints/Specifications

  • Testing

  • Deployment scripts

Before you start contributing take a look at the Openstack Developers Guide.


You can find Castellaneers in our publicly accessible channel on OFTC #openstack-barbican. All conversations are logged and stored for your convenience at For more information regarding OpenStack IRC channels please visit the OpenStack IRC Wiki.


Like other OpenStack related projects, we utilize Launchpad for our bug and release tracking.


Bugs should be filed on Launchpad, not Github.

Source Repository

Like other OpenStack related projects, the official Git repository is available on Castellan on GitHub.


Like other OpenStack related projects, we utilize the OpenStack Gerrit review system for all code reviews. If you’re unfamiliar with using the OpenStack Gerrit review system, please review the Gerrit Workflow wiki documentation.


Pull requests submitted through GitHub will be ignored.