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From XML Key Management (XKMS 2.0) Requirements (2003-05-05) | Glossary for this source

A service that verifies the binding of information to a public key and also determines the current status of that binding, if appropriate or possible for the information in question. For example, key validation [SECGL] may be performed based on elements secured to a public key in an X.509 certificate as outlined in PKIX [RFC 2459].

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