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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: 2019-Feb-12
Document File: 10 page(s) / 12K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

N. Berge: AUTHOR

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1875: DOI

Abstract

This document provides information about policy statements submitted by the UNINETT Policy Certification Authority (UNINETT PCA). This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

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This is the abbreviated version, containing approximately 18% 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

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RFC 1875 UNINETT PCA Policy Statements December 1995

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 (DN): C=no, O=uninett, OU=pca

The UNINETT PCA will be run by: Norwegian Computing Center Gaustadallien 23 P.O.Box 114 Blindern, N-0314 Oslo, Norway

Contact person: Nils Harald Be...

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