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Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Proxy Certificate Profile (RFC3820)

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Jun-30
Document File: 38 page(s) / 86K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Tuecke: AUTHOR [+5]

Abstract

This document forms a certificate profile for Proxy Certificates, based on X.509 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificates as defined in RFC 3280, for use in the Internet. The term Proxy Certificate is used to describe a certificate that is derived from, and signed by, a normal X.509 Public Key End Entity Certificate or by another Proxy Certificate for the purpose of providing restricted proxying and delegation within a PKI based authentication system.

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Network Working Group                                          S. Tuecke

Request for Comments: 3820                                           ANL

Category: Standards Track                                       V. Welch

                                                                    NCSA

                                                               D. Engert

                                                                     ANL

                                                             L. Pearlman

                                                                 USC/ISI

                                                             M. Thompson

                                                                    LBNL

                                                               June 2004

            Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

                       Proxy Certificate Profile

Status of this Memo

   This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the

   Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

   improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet

   Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state

   and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2004).

Abstract

   This document forms a certificate profile for Proxy Certificates,

   based on X.509 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificates as

   defined in RFC 3280, for use in the Internet.  The term Proxy

   Certificate is used to describe a certificate that is derived from,

   and signed by, a normal X.509 Public Key End Entity Certificate or by

   another Proxy Certificate for the purpose of providing restricted

   proxying and delegation within a PKI based authentication system.

Tuecke, et al.              Standards Track                     [Page 1]

RFC 3820            X.509 Proxy Certificate Profile            June 2004

Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

   2.  Overview of Approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

       2.1.  Terminology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

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