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NAMEx509 - X.509 certificate handling
DESCRIPTIONAn X.509 certificate is a structured grouping of information about an individual, a device, or anything one can imagine. A X.509
A related structure is a certificate request, defined in PKCS#10 from
To handle some complex parts of a certificate, there are the types X509_NAME (to express a certificate name), X509_ATTRIBUTE (to express a certificate attributes), X509_EXTENSION (to express a certificate extension) and a few more.
Finally, there's the supertype X509_INFO, which can contain a
X509_..., d2i_X509_... and i2d_X509_... handle X.509 certificates, with some exceptions, shown below.
X509_CRL_..., d2i_X509_CRL_... and i2d_X509_CRL_... handle X.509 CRLs.
X509_REQ_..., d2i_X509_REQ_... and i2d_X509_REQ_... handle PKCS#10 certificate requests.
X509_NAME_... handle certificate names.
X509_ATTRIBUTE_... handle certificate attributes.
X509_EXTENSION_... handle certificate extensions.
SEE ALSOX509_NAME_ENTRY_get_object(3), X509_NAME_add_entry_by_txt(3), X509_NAME_add_entry_by_NID(3), X509_NAME_print_ex(3), X509_NAME_new(3), d2i_X509(3), d2i_X509_ALGOR(3), d2i_X509_CRL(3), d2i_X509_NAME(3), d2i_X509_REQ(3), d2i_X509_SIG(3), X509v3(3), crypto(7)
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