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Hi,, i'm building a client/server program (running on the same machine, and i was woundering how can i send a digital certificate from the client-side to the server-side (Which method to use?), because the server-side will need to extract the public key of the client's certificate to verify a digital signature sent by the client-side??

I was also woundering, when i send the certificate from the client, do i use "Export"?. And what about when the server recieves it, do i use "Import"?????

Need help...pleeeease

Regards. Rania

asked Mar 23 '13 at 16:20

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Digital certs can be written to many formats: DER, PEM, etc. They can be loaded from these same formats. Write to a format, send the data just like anything else, then load from that format on the server side...


answered Mar 25 '13 at 18:09

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But the certificate has many information (such as public key, private key, serial number...etc), so, do i need to send each of these data separatly?? is there a way to send the whole certificate?


(Mar 31 '13 at 12:11) rania
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