Re: counter sign question

From: wayne sun[MSFT] (waynesun_at_online.microsoft.com)
Date: 03/01/04


Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2004 13:59:11 -0800

Yes, it is common.

If you signed with Cert1.cer, and countersigned with Cert2.cer, then the
counter signature is stored as an unauthenticated attribute of the
corresponding signer info.

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"vivek" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:363B07A4-171D-4D3E-BAC8-E52E84672280@microsoft.com...
>i have successfully countersigned a data and store it as a PKCS#7 
>file(sign.p7s). I first sign the data with Cert1.cer and then with 
>cert2.cer. When i read the contents from the sign.p7s ie i am trying to 
>display the cert used for signing, it shows me the contents of cert1 
>instead of cert2. ie it shows the contents of the signer cert and not the 
>countersigner cert. Is this common??in what format is the conetnts of the 
>countersigned file stored.