CERTIFICATES. “ a document containing a certified statement, especially as to the truth of something ”. What is a Digital Certificate?. Electronic counterparts to driver licenses,passports.
“a document containing a certified statement, especially as to the truth of something”
Root or Authority certificates
These are self signed by the CA that created them
Institutional authority certificates
Also called as “campus certificates”
These are also known as end-entity certificates,identity certificates,or personal certificates.
Web server certificates
used for secure communications to and from Web servers
Create an encryption Private and Public key pair.
Create a Certificate Request based on your key.
- Send all the required details
Like Server,company,Location, state,country and also the documents proving your identity.
Send the certificate request to your choice of CA .
CA confirms the accuracy of the information submitted .
The certificate is signed by a device that holds the private key of
The certificate is sent to the subscriber and also a copy of it may be submitted to the certificate repository, such as a directory service
A CRL is a time-stamped list of revoked certificates that has been digitally signed by a CA and made available to certificate users.
Each revoked certificate is identified in a CRL by its certificate serial number – generated by the issuing CA.
issues the certificates considering the server software and IP address/domain name configuration.