Thursday, April 19, 2018

x509 certificate oids

In this blog we will look at common  oid for  certificates. These are defined and well known. 1st  these are defined under x509 v3 extension fields. The ISO ( International Standards Organization )  has set oid that are defined.

These are  a few common oids (  see  highlight arrows )

To find the certificate type and oid, most browsers let's you expand  the certificate details. Here's our friends at the

The  falls under PKIX

OID value:
OID description:
Top of the PKIX OID tree

And the next .3 is for    "extended key purpose"

Subsidiary references (single level)

NOTE: the listing is not completed and numerous other  oid exist for  extended key usage

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