Architecture for Public-Key Infrastructure

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (pkix WG)
Author Bob Blakley 
Last updated 1996-11-15
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This document describes Requirements and an Architecture for Public-Key Infrastructure components, identifies which elements of the architecture should (in the opinion of the authors) be standardized, and identifies candidate interface and protocol specifications which might serve as base documents for the standardization effort.


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