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This draft is a work item of the Public-Key Infrastructure (X.509) Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Permanent
Author(s) : D. Pinkas, T. Gindin
Filename : draft-ietf-pkix-pi-05.txt
Pages : 11
Date : 17-Jun-02
This document define a new form of name, called permanent
identifier, that may be included in the subjectAltName extension
of a public key certificate issued to an entity.
The permanent identifier is an optional feature that may be used
by a CA to indicate that the certificate relates to the same
entity even if the name or the affiliation of that entity stored
in the subject or another name form in the subjectAltName extension
The subject name, carried in the subject field, is only unique
for each subject entity certified by the one CA as defined by the
issuer name field. Also, the new name form can carry a
name that is unique for each subject entity certified by a CA.
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