Certificate serial number generation algorithms

Joerg Schneider js at joergschneider.com
Wed Oct 13 14:59:40 EDT 2004

Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker schrieb:
> Variants I've heard of are:
- Another option that I've seen is to use a counter and encrypt it with 
a block chipher using a fixed key. This guarantees uniqueness (because 
encryption is bijective) while concealing the counter and using less 
bytes than a hash.


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