Your browser is unable to display the menu. It has been converted to a table at the bottom of this page.

SecExMail Key File Format
Previous  Top  Next

The SecExMail keys are stored in conventional text files ending in "#.pubrsa" and "#.privrsa" for public keys and private keys respectively. Files are divided into an administrative segment and a data segment. The administrative segment contains information required by SecExMail for key management.

Administrative Segment

Globally unique key identifier; used by SecExMail to associate private and public key components.  
owner of the SecExMail key  
Email address of key owner  

reserved for future use  
vendor options field - reserved for future use  

New lines in the administrative section are denoted by carriage return line feed pairs (ASCII characters 13 + 10).
Data Segment

The data section is comprised of a single RSA key in base 64 encoded format. New lines in the data section are denoted by a single linefeed ( ASCII character 10 ). Private RSA keys are stored in 3DES encoded, chained block cipher format and protected with a passphrase.


SecExMail keys held in the registry are stored in a format analogous to keys stored on file - with each parameter represented as a registry value. See image below.

secex key registry layout

Bytefusion Software Prices Site Map Purchase This Product On-line
How to Order Secure File Encryption Time Client for Windows
Need an NTP4.0 Time Server for Windows? Secure Shell Client Secure Web Based Email
Secure Email with OpenPGP Support Email encryption for Corporations Need a Telnet Server for Windows?
GPS Sales