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RFC 6277

"Online Certificate Status Protocol Algorithm Agility", June 2011

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6277.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoleted by:
RFC 6960
Updates:
RFC 2560
Authors:
S. Santesson
P. Hallam-Baker
Stream:
IETF
Source:
pkix (sec)

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Abstract

The Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) requires server responses to be signed but does not specify a mechanism for selecting the signature algorithm to be used. This may lead to avoidable interoperability failures in contexts where multiple signature algorithms are in use. This document specifies rules for server signature algorithm selection and an extension that allows a client to advise a server that specific signature algorithms are supported. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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