RFC 4158

Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure: Certification Path Building, September 2005

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M. Cooper
Y. Dzambasow
P. Hesse
S. Joseph
R. Nicholas
pkix (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC4158

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This document provides guidance and recommendations to developers building X.509 public-key certification paths within their applications. By following the guidance and recommendations defined in this document, an application developer is more likely to develop a robust X.509 certificate-enabled application that can build valid certification paths across a wide range of PKI environments. This memo provides information for the Internet community.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.