RFC 5937

Using Trust Anchor Constraints during Certification Path Processing, August 2010

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5937.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
S. Ashmore
C. Wallace
Stream:
IETF
Source:
NON WORKING GROUP

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC5937

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Abstract

This document describes how to use information associated with a trust anchor public key when validating certification paths. This information can be used to constrain the usage of a trust anchor. Typically, constraints are used to limit the certificate policies and names that can appear in certification paths validated using a trust anchor. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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