4 Protocol Example

The client determines that it has to validate the revocation status of a certificate. When the client invokes the revocation-checking process, the following event sequence occurs:

Revocation-checking process

Figure 2: Revocation-checking process

  1. The OCSP Extensions client generates an OCSP request as specified in section 3.1.5 and submits the request to the responder.

  2. The responder inspects the requests and generates a response as specified in section 3.2.5.