This property specifies the type and format of authority information.
This property specifies the format
of access information (in form of Object Identifier).
AccessMethod, defined by RFC 2459, is
The following paragraph is taken from RFC 2459 (Housley, et. al.), part 126.96.36.199:
«This access method is used when the additional information lists CAs that have issued certificates superior to the CA that issued the certificate containing this extension. The referenced CA Issuers description is intended to aid certificate users in the selection of a certification path that terminates at a point trusted by the certificate user. »
Some implementations may support other (custom) access methods. One of them is id-ad-ocsp (OID 188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.1).