[gnutls-help] OCSP functionality in GnutTLS
nmav at gnutls.org
Fri Apr 29 08:55:54 CEST 2016
On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 11:43 PM, jonetsu <jonetsu at teksavvy.com> wrote:
> Can you please shed a light on the following basic use case
> regarding OCSP ? When TLS is used, as for instance rsyslog is
> using it to establish a secure remote logging communication,
> using certificates, is the certification validation using OCSP
> automatically handled by GnuTLS ? Eg. is it transparent to the
> application, or should the application add GnuTLS calls to handle
> it ?
The OCSP verification is transparent only when the server is using the
certificate status request TLS extension (aka OCSP stapling).
Otherwise the application has to handle the communication with the
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