RFC 8894

Simple Certificate Enrolment Protocol, September 2020

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
P. Gutmann
Stream:
IETF
Source:
NON WORKING GROUP

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8894

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Abstract

This document specifies the Simple Certificate Enrolment Protocol (SCEP), a PKI protocol that leverages existing technology by using Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS, formerly known as PKCS #7) and PKCS #10 over HTTP. SCEP is the evolution of the enrolment protocol sponsored by Cisco Systems, which enjoys wide support in both client and server implementations, as well as being relied upon by numerous other industry standards that work with certificates.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.




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