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Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual in sec area)
Expired & archived
Authors Max Pritikin , Andrew Nourse , J Vilhuber
Last updated 2018-01-25 (Latest revision 2011-09-07)
Replaced by draft-gutmann-scep
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Historic
Stream WG state (None)
Document shepherd Carl Wallace
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-gutmann-scep
Action Holders
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD Kathleen Moriarty
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document specifies the Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP), a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) communication protocol which leverages existing technology by using PKCS#7 and PKCS#10 over HTTP. SCEP is the evolution of the enrollment protocol developed by VeriSign, Inc. for Cisco Systems, Inc. It now enjoys wide support in both client and a Certification Authority implementations.


Max Pritikin
Andrew Nourse
J Vilhuber

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