[Servercert-wg] Voting Begins: Ballot SC25: Define New HTTP Domain Validation Methods v2

Mike Reilly (GRC) Mike.Reilly at microsoft.com
Thu Jan 30 14:03:20 MST 2020

Microsoft votes "yes" on ballot SC25.  Thanks, Mike

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Subject: [EXTERNAL] [Servercert-wg] Voting Begins: Ballot SC25: Define New HTTP Domain Validation Methods v2

Ballot SC25: Define New HTTP Domain Validation Methods v2

Purpose of Ballot:  

This ballot sets a sunset date for the current Method 6 and defines two new Domain Validation methods. One is intended to replace Method 6 (Agreed-Upon Change to Website) and the other that describes the ACME HTTP method defined in section 8.3 of RFC 8555.

The following motion has been proposed by Doug Beattie of GlobalSign and endorsed  by Jacob Hoffman-Andrews of Lets Encrypt and Bruce Morton of Entrust.


This ballot modifies the "Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly-Trusted Certificates" as defined in the following redline, based on Version 1.6.7:



This ballot proposes a Final Maintenance Guideline.

The procedure for approval of this ballot is as follows:

Discussion (7+ days)

Start Time: 17-January 2020 09:00 Eastern

End Time: Not before 24-January 2020 09:00 Eastern

Vote for approval (7 days)

Start Time: 24-January 2020 12:30 Eastern

End Time: 31-January 2020 12:30 Eastern

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