CA Directory: Which Secure Hashing Algorithm (SHA) is supported by PBDKF2?

Document ID:  TEC1089359
Last Modified Date:  06/14/2017
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CA Directory supports password hashing using the PBKDF2 (Password-Based Key Derivation Function 2) method.


Which Secure Hashing Algorithm (SHA) is supported by PBKDF2 ?


CA Directory uses only HMAC with SHA1 for PBKDF2. This password derivation function (PBKCS5_PBKDF2_HMAC_SHA1) is provided by OpenSSL.

The implementation follows RFC 2898.

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