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A [[public key]] certificate (or identity certificate) is an electronic text file which uses a [[digital signature]] from a Certificate Authority ([[CA]]) to bind a public key with an identity. The certificate has information such as the name of a person or an organization, an address and so forth. The certificate can be used to verify that a public key belongs to an individual or other entity.
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A [[public key]] certificate (or identity certificate) is an electronic text file which uses a [[digital signature]] from a [[Certificate Authority]] to bind a public key with an identity. The certificate has information such as the name of a person or an organization, an address and so forth. The certificate can be used to verify that a public key belongs to an individual or other entity.
  
 
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* [[Certificate Management]]
 
* [[Certificate Management]]

Latest revision as of 01:12, 10 September 2018

A public key certificate (or identity certificate) is an electronic text file which uses a digital signature from a Certificate Authority to bind a public key with an identity. The certificate has information such as the name of a person or an organization, an address and so forth. The certificate can be used to verify that a public key belongs to an individual or other entity.

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