[cabfpub] Ballot 199 - Require commonName in Root and Intermediate Certificates
pzb at amzn.com
Tue Apr 25 10:15:55 MST 2017
> On Apr 25, 2017, at 8:03 AM, Gervase Markham via Public <public at cabforum.org> wrote:
> Certificate Field: subject:commonName (OID 184.108.40.206)
> Required/Optional: Required
> Contents: This field MUST be present and the contents MUST be an identifier
> for the certificate such that the certificate's Name is unique across all
> certificates issued by the issuing certificate.
What does "such that the certificate's Name is unique across all certificates issued by the issuing certificate” mean? How is this a requirement on commonName, if this means the full subject Name?
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