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UNINETT PCA Policy Statements (RFC1875)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004131D
Original Publication Date: 1995-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 8 page(s) / 18K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

N. Berge: AUTHOR

Abstract

This document provides information about policy statements submitted by the UNINETT Policy Certification Authority (UNINETT PCA).

This text was extracted from a ASCII Text document.
This is the abbreviated version, containing approximately 17% of the total text.

Network Working Group N. Berge

Request for Comments: 1875 Norwegian Computing Center

Category: Informational December 1995

UNINETT PCA Policy Statements

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo

does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of

this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.......................................2

2. PCA Identity.......................................2

3. UNINETT - a brief overview.........................2

4. PCA Scope..........................................2

4.1 The certification tree.............................3

4.2 Use of Registration Authorities (RAs)..............3

5. PCA Security & Privacy.............................3

5.1 Security requirements imposed on the PCA...........3

5.2 Security requirements imposed on CAs...............4

5.3 Security requirements imposed on RAs...............4

5.4 Measures taken to protect the privacy of any

information collected in the course of certifying

CAs and (for CAs) users............................4

6. Certification Policy...............................5

6.1 Policy and procedures when certifying CAs..........5

6.2 Policy and procedures when certifying RAs..........5

6.3 Policy and procedures when certifying users........5

6.4 Validity interval for issued certificates..........6

6.5 The CAs right to a DN and procedures to resolve DN

conflicts..........................................6

6.6 The users right to a DN and procedures to resolve

DN conflicts.......................................6

7. Certificate Management.............................7

8. CRL Management.....................................7

9. Naming Conventions.................................8

10. Business Issues....................................9

10.1 Legal agreement concerning CAs.....................9

10.2 Legal agreement concerning RAs.....................9

10.3 Fees...............................................9

11. Other..............................................9

11.1 Distribution of software needed by CAs, RAs and

users..............................................9

12. Security Considerations............................9

13. References........................................10

14. Author's Address..................................10

1. Introduction

This document provides information about policy statements submitted

by the UNINETT Policy Certification Authority (UNINETT PCA).

It's purpose is to provide information to members of the Internet

community who wish to evaluate the trust they can place in a

certification path that includes a certificate issued by the UNINETT

PCA, or to set up a CA to be certified by the UNINETT PCA.

2. PCA Identity

Distinguished Name (D...