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From jean-frederic clere <jfrederic.cl...@fujitsu-siemens.com>
Subject Re: Client-cert authentication.
Date Wed, 13 Nov 2002 17:05:12 GMT
Moisés Serrano Martínez wrote:
> 
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "jean-frederic clere" <jfrederic.clere@fujitsu-siemens.com>
> To: "Tomcat Developers List" <tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 4:58 PM
> Subject: Re: Client-cert authentication.
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> Moisés Serrano Martínez wrote:
> 
>>Thanks a lot. At the end I got it.
> 
> 
> Great!
> 
> 
>>A new question:
>>
>>Does anybody know how to access to the data in a certificate from a client
>>browser.
>>In order to sign a document in a client who doesn´t have the Java
>>environment.
> 
> 
> I am not sure I understand what you want to do: import a certificate in the
> browser?
> 
> No. This is quite clear, thanks a lot.
> 
> What I need to do is to access the data included in a certificate in the
> client side. In order to develop a work-flow process signing/verifying the
> document in every step of the work-flow. All these in a client withour J2EE
> environment.
> 
> As far as I know, when you sign something in a asymetric encryption mode you
> sign the document with your private key and the receiver can verify the sign
> with the public key included in the certificate.
> 
> The question is : How can I manage to access the private key included in the
> client keystore (.pfx or .p12 certificate) in order to allow the client to
> sign something. I suppose this is something similar than a client mail do
> when you sign an e-mail attaching the certificate to the e-mail and the
> receiver can read it only if he has the certificate associated to the
> address with the correct email in the address book.
> 
> is the question more clear now?

Yes. But it has only very little to do with Tomcat... (WebDAV to transfer the 
documents).

> 
> Thank´s a lot in advance
> 
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> 
> 
>>any idea for beginning to investigate.
>>javasript?
>>browser api?
>>
>>
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