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primary key of digital certificates

srini Raman
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Joined: Oct 16, 2006
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Hi,
Can I consider issuerDN and serial number (both combined) of digital certificate unique for every certificate?

Is serial number of certificate different for every certificate issued by the same issuer?

Thanks,
Srini
greg stark
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Joined: Aug 10, 2006
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The serial number is supposed to be unique as you suggest, according to RFC3280 section 4.1.2.2.


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