[jdev] Re: StartCom root cert

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Dec 8 16:27:32 CST 2006


Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> As you may know, the JSF is working to establish an intermediate
> certification authority (ICA) for use over the Jabber/XMPP network. The
> initial CA we are working with is StartCom:
> 
> http://cert.startcom.org/
> 
> To make this work seamlessly, it would be very helpful for various
> server and client software projects to include the StartCom root
> certificate (which BTW is also now included in the Mozilla cert bundle,
> so you can simply use that if desired). We will also have a cert for the
> ICA itself, but that has not yet been issued. I'll post again to this
> list when the ICA cert is available.

In you hadn't noticed, we launched the ICA this week:

http://www.jabber.org/press/2006-12-06.shtml

The cert for the ICA is here:

http://cert.startcom.org/sub.class1.xmpp.ca.crt

Software will need to include both the root and ICA certs in order to
present the complete trust chain to the user.

Thanks!

Peter

-- 
Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
http://www.jabber.org/people/stpeter.shtml

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