Sec/User Mgmt: Certificate Attributes

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This topic describes the attributes of a certificate. A certificate contains the following attributes:

  • Key Usage
  • Enhanced Key Usage

The following table lists the attributes for the user and server certificates.

Certificate TypeKey UsageEnhanced Key Usage
User CertificateDigital Signature, Key Encipherment Client Authentication
Server CertificateDigital Signature, Key Encipherment Server Authentication

Note: If the user or server certificate does not contain any of the above mentioned attribute values, RSA recommends that you obtain a new certificate with these attribute values.

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