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CERT_ACCESS_DESCRIPTION

Windows CE 3.0

This structure is a member of a CERT_AUTHORITY_INFO_ACCESS structure. It contains one instance of information on how to access certification authority (CA) information and services for the issuer of the certificate in which the CERT_AUTHORITY_INFO_ACCESS extension appears. Information and services can include online validation services and CA policy data.

typedef struct _CERT_ACCESS_DESCRIPTION {
LPSTR pszAccessMethod;
CERT_ALT_NAME_ENTRY AccessLocation;
} CERT_ACCESS_DESCRIPTION,  *PCERT_ACCESS_DESCRIPTION;

Members

pszAccessMethod
Specifies the object identifier (OID) for the method of access. The following are currently defined PKIX Access Method OIDs.

szOID_PKIX_OCSP

szOID_PKIX_CA_ISSUERS

AccessLocation
The CERT_ALT_NAME_ENTRY structure that describes the online status server and the access protocol to obtain current certificate status information for the certificate containing the extension.

For the szOID_PKIX_OCSP access method, AccessLocation describes the online status server and the access protocol needed to obtain status information about the certificate containing this extension.

For the szOID_PKIX_CA_ISSUERS access method, AccessLocation obtains information on the CAs that issued certificates superior to the CA that issued the certificate containing this extension. The CA issuer's description is intended to aid certificate users in the selection of a certification path that terminates at a point trusted by the certificate user.

Requirements

Runs on Versions Defined in Include Link to
Windows CE OS 3.0 or later Wincrypt.h    
Note   This API is part of the complete Windows CE OS package as provided by Microsoft. The functionality of a particular platform is determined by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and some devices may not support this API.

See Also

CERT_ALT_NAME_ENTRY, CERT_AUTHORITY_INFO_ACCESS


 Last updated on Tuesday, July 13, 2004

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