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BPKI Enrolment Process


1) Introduction

A BPKI certificate, also known as a client X.509 certificate, is used to identify a user or a client. They are meant for authenticating a client to a server. In case of AFRINIC, the client certificate delivered will hold your NIC-HANDLE as Common Name (CN). You must be an authorised contact of your organisation to obtain a BPKI certificate. A BPKI certificate is needed to access the following services:

  • Electronic Voting
  • Resource Certification (RPKI).


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