What's the purpose of a Certificate Data Store (CDS) ?

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Last Modified Date:  07/14/2017
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I'd like to know what's the purpose of the CA Certificate Data Store (CDS). Where does it reside in ? Does it held the x.509 certificate information ? 


The CDS stores the certificates that will be mainly used for :


    Sign and Encrypt Assertions


The Certificate Data Store (CDS) is within the Policy Store which one runs on CA Directory or any version of LDAP / ODBC supported as Policy Store.


Here is an overview of the Certificate Data Store (CDS) :

Key and Certificate Management


Additional Information:

We invite you also to take a look at the other Stores like Key, Session, and other Stores :

 Configure LDAP Directory Server Policy, Session, and Key Stores

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