Re: [Anima] [lamps] Long-lived certificates, but frequently renewed certificates

Russ Housley <housley@vigilsec.com> Tue, 23 March 2021 13:19 UTC

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>> (Speaking of uniformResourceIdentifier type issuerAltNames, what are
>> their semantics?  If RFC5280 covers that, I've missed it.)
> 
> Good question.

It is a URI, including both a scheme (e.g., "http" or "ftp") and a scheme-specific-part, that can be used to communicate with the subject of the certificate.

Russ