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Certificate Management deals with management and distribution of certificates and trust lists for OPC UA Applications. An application that provides the certificate management functions is called CertificateManager. A GDS typically supports certificate management functions.
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Certificate Management deals with management and distribution of certificates and trust lists for OPC UA applications. In the context of capabilities we differentiate two roles:
<br>There are two primary models for Certificate management: pull and push management. In pull management, the application acts as a Client and uses the Methods on the CertificateManager to request and update Certificates and Trust Lists. In push management the application acts as a Server and exposes Methods which the CertificateManager can call to update the Certificates and Trust Lists as required.  
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* CertificateManager - an OPC UA application that provides the certificate management functions - and
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* CertificateReceiver - an OPC UA application that receives its certificates and trust lists from the CertificateManager.
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A GDS typically supports certificate management functions.
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<br>There are two primary models for Certificate management: pull and push management. In pull management, the application acts as a Client and uses the CertificateManager Methods to request and update Certificates and Trust Lists. In push management the application acts as a Server and exposes Methods which the CertificateManager can call to update the Certificates and Trust Lists as required.  
 
<br>Note – the Certificate Management Information Model is specified in OPC UA Part 12
 
<br>Note – the Certificate Management Information Model is specified in OPC UA Part 12

Latest revision as of 07:56, 16 February 2015

Certificate Management deals with management and distribution of certificates and trust lists for OPC UA applications. In the context of capabilities we differentiate two roles:

  • CertificateManager - an OPC UA application that provides the certificate management functions - and
  • CertificateReceiver - an OPC UA application that receives its certificates and trust lists from the CertificateManager.

A GDS typically supports certificate management functions.
There are two primary models for Certificate management: pull and push management. In pull management, the application acts as a Client and uses the CertificateManager Methods to request and update Certificates and Trust Lists. In push management the application acts as a Server and exposes Methods which the CertificateManager can call to update the Certificates and Trust Lists as required.
Note – the Certificate Management Information Model is specified in OPC UA Part 12