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[iaik-ssl] What to do with expired CA certificates?



Hi,
The (default) ChainVerifier does not allow certificate chains to contain any certificate that has expired. When a chain is verified with a user certificate that has not expired, and a CA certificate this has expired, the chain is rejected.
Although this makes sense, it is very common that one of the CA certificates in a certificate chain has expired. Can anyone tell me how to handle in these situations? Should I make a ChainVerifier that ignores expirydates of all CA certificates, and only validates the expiry date of the user certificate? Or should I obtain a valid CA certificate, and then continue verifying? If so, where can these certificates be obtained?

Regards,
Tom

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