Digital Certificate Operation in a Complex Environment

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RA Registration Authority IETF definition: "An optional entity given responsibility for performing some of the administrative tasks necessary in the registration of subjects, such as: confirming the subject's identity; validating that the subject is entitled to have the values requested in a PKC [Public Key Certificate]; and verifying that the subject has possession of the private key associated with the public key requested for a PKC".
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