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ACME Challenges Using an Authority Token

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Authors Jon Peterson , Mary Barnes , David Hancock , Chris Wendt
Last updated 2018-09-06 (Latest revision 2018-03-05)
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A number of proposed challenges for the Automated Certificate Management Environment (ACME) effectively rely on an external authority issuing a token according to a particular policy. This document specifies a generic Authority Token challenge for ACME which supports subtype claims different identifiers or namespaces that can be defined to represent a specific application of this Authority Token challenge.


Jon Peterson
Mary Barnes
David Hancock
Chris Wendt

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