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Guidance on Non-FQDNs: The Deprecation of Internal Server Names and Reserved IP Addresses

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On November 22, 2011, the CA/Browser Forum adopted “Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly-Trusted Certificates, Version 1.0” (hereafter referred to as the “BR 1.0”) to take effect on July 1, 2012.

This document explains the differences between non-qualified and Fully-Qualified Domain Names (FQDN), the reasons behind the CA/Browser Forum’s change and suggests alternatives for affected subscribers.

Tags : entrust, non fqdns, certificates, forum changes, publicly trusted certificates
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Published:  May 15, 2014
Type:  White Paper