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Re: which usercertificate attribute

2000-04-06 08:40:50

> When I use Netscape Communicator as a mail client, I can 'get' the certificates of my correspondents from a ldap directory. > Netscape however looks for a userSMIMEcertificate instead of a userCertificate.
> Which is the correct attribute to publish Certificates in ?
> I would think that using 1 certificate for all applications would be a lot more user friendly.

See draft-ietf-smime-certdist-04.txt for a description of userSMimeCertificate. I think the document does a good job explaining why userSMimeCertificate and userCertificate both exist.