- Basic Constraints

Submitted by j.onions at nexor.co.uk from host trident.nexor.co.uk ( on Fri Mar 21 10:59:11 MET 1997 using a WWW entry form.

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This extension indicates if the subject may act as a CA, with the certified public key being used to verify certificate signatures. If so, a certification path length constraint may also be specified.

This extension may, at the option of the certificate issuer, be either critical or non-critical.

basicConstraints EXTENSION ::= {
	SYNTAX BasicConstraintsSyntax
	IDENTIFIED BY id-ce-basicConstraints

BasicConstraintsSyntax ::= SEQUENCE {
	pathLenConstraint INTEGER (0..MAX) OPTIONAL

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Entered: Fri Mar 21 10:59:11 MET 1997 (not changed manually)