Certification Portal


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The IT Center maintaince a registration authority for RWTH Aachen University within the framework of the DFN-PKI (Public Key Infrastructure of the DFN).

Members of the university can obtain x.509 user certificates (also known as S/MIME certificates). A user certificate of the DFN-PKI (with "Individual Validation" by the registration authority) allows the user to user to generate an advanced digital/electronic signature.

Institutions of the university can obtain TLS server certificates.

The root certificate of the DFN-PKI certificate chain is anchored in all common browsers and e-mail applications.


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