[xmlsec] RE: FW: X509SerialNumber
rsalz at datapower.com
Sat Sep 4 15:52:08 PDT 2004
> Does the X509SerialNumber node within the X509IssuerSerial node, *NOT* refer
> to the serial number for the issuer certificate?
> <X509IssuerName>My CA for Certificate A</X509IssuerName>
No. It means "the serial number for the certificate that has been
assigned *by* the issuer." A "clue" is that they call it "serial number"
but "*issuer* name." If you know about X.509, then the meaning is
obvious. The spec could be more clear here.
Rich Salz, Chief Security Architect
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