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This application currenlty supports the following Test CA Hierarchy
Certificate filename extensions
There are several commonly used filename extensions for X.509 certificates.
- .pem – (Privacy-enhanced Electronic Mail) Base64 encoded DER certificate, enclosed between "-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----" and "-----END CERTIFICATE-----"
- .cer, .crt, .der – usually in binary DER form
- .p7b, .p7c – PKCS#7 SignedData structure without data, just certificate(s) or CRL(s)
- .p12 – PKCS#12, may contain certificate(s) (public) and private keys (password protected)
- .pfx – PFX, predecessor of PKCS#12
- PKCS#7 is a standard for signing or encrypting
- PKCS#12 evolved from the personal information exchange (PFX) standard and is used to exchange public and private objects in a single file