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Additional Methods for Generating Key Identifiers Values (RFC7093) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000233804D
Original Publication Date: 2013-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2013-Dec-21
Document File: 10 page(s) / 8K

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S. Turner: AUTHOR [+3]


2. Additional Methods for Generating Key Identifiers

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Independent Submission                                         S. Turner Request for Comments: 7093                                          IECA Category: Informational                                          S. Kent ISSN: 2070-1721                                                      BBN                                                                J. Manger                                                                  Telstra                                                            December 2013

         Additional Methods for Generating Key Identifiers Values


   This document specifies additional example methods for generating Key    Identifier values for use in the AKI (Authority Key Identifier) and    SKI (Subject Key Identifier) certificate extensions.

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   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

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Turner, et al.                Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7093               Additional Examples For KIs         December 2013

 1.  Introduction

   [RFC5280] defines the AKI (Authority Key Identifier) and SKI (Subject    Key Identifier) certificate extensions.  [RFC5280] describes two    example mechanisms for generating AKI and SKI values: a 160-bit SHA-1    (Secure Hash Algorithm) hash of the public key and a four-bit type    field with the value 0100 followed by the least significant 60 bits    of the SHA-1 hash.  Both of these...