RFC 8649

Hash Of Root Key Certificate Extension, August 2019

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
R. Housley
Stream:
IETF
Source:
lamps (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8649

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Abstract

This document specifies the Hash Of Root Key certificate extension. This certificate extension is carried in the self-signed certificate for a trust anchor, which is often called a Root Certification Authority (CA) certificate. This certificate extension unambiguously identifies the next public key that will be used at some point in the future as the next Root CA certificate, eventually replacing the current one.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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