eIDAS digital signature profiles

eIDAS standard can have multiple digital signature profiles. These mean how much proof is embedded into the signature metadata for later validation. Following table contains summary of supported eIDAS digital signature profiles XAdES CAdES PAdES STANDARD BASELINE STANDARD BASELINE STANDARD BASELINE XAdES-BES XAdES-B CAdES-BES CAdES-B PAdES-BES PAdES-B XAdES-EPES CAdES-EPES PAdES-EPES Read more…

Qualified digital signature not recognized. Missing Root CA certificate

After upgrading to new computer with Ubuntu 20.04 I managed to see such error “1 signature is unknown!”. SignatureXAdES_LTA.cpp:198 Signature validationSignatureXAdES_B.cpp:738 Unable to verify signing certificateX509CertStore.cpp:351 unable to get local issuer certificate:0OCSP.cpp:308 Certificate status: unknown Issue happens because openssl version 1.1.1f that is included in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS https://github.com/open-eid/libdigidocpp/issues/341 Building Read more…

What is an electronic signature?

Signature itself is mark of the person that nobody can duplicate approving and confirming some action. Signature must be something that nobody can replicate. Otherwise other people can do very bad deals with you, for example buy your house for 1EUR without you knowing. Traditional ritual has been to write Read more…