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From "Vamsavardhana Reddy" <>
Subject Re: How about a Certification Authority (CA) portlet in Geronimo Console?
Date Sat, 16 Sep 2006 04:10:56 GMT
I do not know if this should affect the export classification of G, but we
will still need to ascertain this.  If it does, we could provide the CA
functionality with parameters and key sizes etc that will not impose any
restrictions on export classification.  We can provide a configuration file
that will let the users configure these parameters easily.
modules\geronimo-util and some classes in J2SE are enough to piece together
most functions required by a CA.

Ideas, suggestions and comments will be very helpful.


On 9/16/06, Paul McMahan <> wrote:
> Vamsi,  interesting idea.  This is probably a dumb question, but could
> implementing the necessary cryptographic functions for a CA affect
> Geronimo's export classification?  I think the answer is no but hope
> someone on the list might know for sure.
> Best wishes,
> Paul
> On 9/15/06, Vamsavardhana Reddy <> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > How about having a Certificate Authority portlet in Geronimo Console?  A
> > full fledged CA may be a long way to go.  But what ever minimum function
> is
> > required to process CSR's etc. is not hard and the users can issue their
> own
> > digital certificates instead of getting trial certificates from some
> CA.  I
> > have already given it a try and the minimum required function can be
> derived
> > from what ever is available in geronimo-util module.
> >
> > I will wait for comments from community before proceeding further.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Vamsi
> >

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