[openssl-users] Certificate format question?

Scott Neugroschl scott_n at xypro.com
Tue Sep 25 15:26:03 UTC 2018

>On Sept 24, 2018, at 3:55 PM, Viktor Dukhovni wrote:
>> On Sep 24, 2018, at 6:25 PM, Scott Neugroschl <scott_n at xypro.com>> wrote:
>> I tried googling, but couldn’t find an answer to this…
>> I came across a certificate that had some text garbage before the ---- BEGIN CERTIFICATE ---- line.
>> I know that the cert is defined as the data between the delimiters.  Do the specs say anything about data before the BEGIN
>>delimiter?  Would a certificate with such data be valid?  I know OpenSSL accepts such a cert, but is this an extension, or is it 

>>explicitly permitted by the standards/specifications?


Thanks, Viktor, appreciated.

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