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Re: [Metadata-Support] New INcommon Aggregates and certificate

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  • From: Tom Scavo <>
  • To: "" <>
  • Subject: Re: [Metadata-Support] New INcommon Aggregates and certificate
  • Date: Wed, 28 May 2014 14:57:58 -0400

On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 1:56 PM, Alvarez, Dyana I
> We have migrated to the new aggregate metadata but still we haven’t replace
> the InCommon Certfiicate (in our IdP’s credentials folder) to the new one
> (found at
> Although our Test environment has the new certificate. We are pondering if
> it’s absolutely necessary.
> We know that the new one has an expiration date December 18, 2038 but would
> like to be absolutely sure if it’s necessary we change to the new
> certificate.

The technical answer is: Nothing will break if you don't upgrade the
certificate (because the public keys are identical). But you SHOULD
upgrade the certificate for all the reasons Scott mentioned.


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