- Policy Constraints

Submitted by j.onions at nexor.co.uk from host trident.nexor.co.uk ( on Fri Mar 21 15:52:14 MET 1997 using a WWW entry form.

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This extension specifies constraints which may require explicit certificate policy identification or inhibit policty mapping for the remainder of the certification path.

This extension may, at the option of the certificate issuer, be either critical or non-critical. It is recommended that it be flagged critical, otherwise a certificate user may not ccorrectly interpret the stipulation of the issuing CA.

policyConstraints EXTENSION ::= {
	SYNTAX PolicyConstraintsSyntax
	IDENTIFIED BY id-ce-policyConstraints

PolicyConstraintsSyntax ::= SEQUENCE {
	requireExplicitPolicy [0] SkipCerts OPTIONAL,
	inhibitPolicyMapping  [1] SkipCerts OPTIONAL

SkipCerts ::= INTEGER (0..MAX)

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Entered: Fri Mar 21 15:52:14 MET 1997 (not changed manually)