Just Released – Licensing Options for Our PKI Tools

Mark Cooper President & Founder PKI Solutions

I am pleased to announce that based on overwhelming demand, starting today we are now providing licensed and supported versions of our most popular PKI tools – PowerShell PKI Module, ASN.1 Editor, and the SSL Certificate Verifier. Available in single user or enterprise licenses and includes 12-months of support for the tool. The licensing model…

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Request extension processing in Active Directory Certification Authority

Vadims Podans PKI Developer

Hello S-1-1-0, Crypt32 is on air! Today I want to explain how ADCS Certification Authority processes extensions from incoming requests and certificate templates. Every X.509 V3 certificate contains certificate extensions to include extra information about certificate owner, issuer, intended usages, limitations/constraints. CA utilize multiple sources to generate extension list to be included in signed certificate,…

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Name Constraints Extension

Naheed Jivani PKI Solutions Consultant

The Name Constraints extension indicates to the relying party what namespaces are acceptable for the various hierarchical name forms such as DN, DNS names, URL, IP address, RFC 822 names, UPN, etc.  The extension is only valid for a CA certificate.  There are two components for this as defined in https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5280#section-4.2.1.10 as: Permitted Subtree(s):  This…

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