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RFC 6664

"S/MIME Capabilities for Public Key Definitions", July 2012

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
J. Schaad
Stream:
IETF
Source:
pkix (sec)

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Abstract

This document defines a set of Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) Capability types for ASN.1 encoding for the current set of public keys defined by the PKIX working group. This facilitates the ability for a requester to specify information on the public keys and signature algorithms to be used in responses. "Online Certificate Status Protocol Algorithm Agility" (RFC 6277) details an example of where this is used. 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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