[Standards-JIG] certificate and private key retreival
justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Tue Mar 16 20:39:39 UTC 2004
On Tuesday 16 March 2004 12:14 pm, Ian Paterson wrote:
> > <sidenote>
> > The nice thing about X.509 is that it greatly simplifies security to the
> > that even our mothers can understand it.
> I totally agree that the idea of certificates is wonderfully simple. But
> I've never found any X.509 documentation that I find easily comprehensible.
> Can you recommend any URLs?
Sorry, I don't have any. But I'm sure Google can help. My only real
experience with X.509 comes from using the OpenSSL library, and judging by
the API calls available, I have a fairly decent understanding of how it
works. Of course, this was not easy, as OpenSSL itself is lacking in good
docs as well. :(
> > Agreed, this is where Jesper's JEP will come in, I think.
> Which number is that please?
It has no number yet, but can be found here:
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