Tech Tip : CA Single Sign-On : What's the purpose of a Certificate Data Store (CDS) ?

Discussion created by Patrick-Dussault Employee on Jul 14, 2017


I'd like to know what's the purpose of the CA Certificate Data Store (CDS). Where does it reside in ? Does it held the x.509 certificate information ?




The CDS stores the certificates that will be mainly used for :


Sign and Encrypt Assertions


The Certificate Data Store (CDS) is within the Policy Store which one runs on CA Directory or any version of LDAP / ODBC supported as Policy Store.


Here is an overview of the Certificate Data Store (CDS) :

Key and Certificate Management


Additional Information:


We invite you also to take a look at the other Stores like Key, Session, and other Stores :

Configure LDAP Directory Server Policy, Session, and Key Stores


KB : TEC1878895