[xmlsec] how does one actualy use the xmlsec1 command utility

Aleksey Sanin aleksey at aleksey.com
Fri Aug 27 08:26:32 PDT 2004

I think it is time to read the spec and/or some
books http://www.aleksey.com/xmlsec/related.html

> I was kind of expecting it to be able to sign any file stuffed in 
> between the <Data> and </Data> tag.
You have an XML file which is processed by XML parser. You can sign
any valid XML placed between these two tags.

> Binary files would have to be encoded in another xml file saying
> <xml blabla>
>   <Binary data>
> $@$%&>JCBNYIcu489235
> @$%$3453453456
>  gogjofgssdf
>   </Binary data>
> </xml>
Not necessary. You can sign external files as well. Just use URI
attribute in the Reference to point to it.


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