[Servercert-wg] Discussion Period Begins on Ballot SC44: Clarify Acceptable Status Codes

Niko Carpenter NCarpenter at securetrust.com
Fri Apr 16 15:45:14 UTC 2021

This begins the discussion period for ballot SC44: Clarify Acceptable Status Codes.
Purpose of Ballot:

This ballot clarifies the allowed HTTP status codes used for following redirects in domain validation methods 18 and 19, and specifies that the target URI must come from the final value of the Location response header.

The following motion has been proposed by Niko Carpenter of SecureTrust and endorsed by Corey Bonnell of DigiCert and Ryan Sleevi of Google.


This ballot modifies the “Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly-Trusted Certificates” as defined in the following redline, based on Version 1.7.4:



This ballot proposes a Final Maintenance Guideline.

The procedure for approval of this ballot is as follows:

Discussion (7+ days)

Start Time: 16-April 2021 15:30 UTC

End Time: TBD

Vote for approval (7 days)

Start Time: TBD

End Time: TBD

Niko Carpenter
Software Engineer

2020 Best PCI Compliance Provider Winner – Card Not Present Awards
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