Enrollment over Secure Transport, October 2013
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Updated by:
- RFC 8951, RFC 8996
- M. Pritikin, Ed.
P. Yee, Ed.
D. Harkins, Ed.
- pkix (sec)
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This document profiles certificate enrollment for clients using Certificate Management over CMS (CMC) messages over a secure transport. This profile, called Enrollment over Secure Transport (EST), describes a simple, yet functional, certificate management protocol targeting Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) clients that need to acquire client certificates and associated Certification Authority (CA) certificates. It also supports client-generated public/private key pairs as well as key pairs generated by the CA.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.