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X509 cert validation: date/time bias

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#2984
Posted: 05/25/2007 02:24:58
by Stephane Grobety (Priority Standard support level)
Joined: 04/18/2006
Posts: 170

Hello,

I'm just wondering if the ValidFrom and ValidTo properties need to be adjusted to take time zone into account before being used or not.

In other words: are the ValidFrom and validTo properties purely in UTC time or have they been biaised already for the local time zone ?
#2988
Posted: 05/25/2007 08:28:48
by Eugene Mayevski (EldoS Corp.)

The properties are in UTC and you need to convert local time to UTC before doing the comparison.


Sincerely yours
Eugene Mayevski
#3032
Posted: 05/31/2007 10:28:33
by Stephane Grobety (Priority Standard support level)
Joined: 04/18/2006
Posts: 170

Thanks.

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