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Bug 1598708 - [RFE] Allow creating IPA CA with 4096-bit key.
Summary: [RFE] Allow creating IPA CA with 4096-bit key.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ipa
Version: 7.4
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: IPA Maintainers
QA Contact: ipa-qe
Depends On:
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Reported: 2018-07-06 09:19 UTC by German Parente
Modified: 2019-04-16 14:54 UTC (History)
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Description German Parente 2018-07-06 09:19:24 UTC
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downstream bug for

Comment 3 Christian Heimes 2019-04-16 14:54:11 UTC
IPA has increased the default RSA size to 3072bits. That's equivalent to 128 bit symmetric strength and recommended by NIST for usage after 2030. 4096 bit RSA keys would reduce the speed of signature verification to almost half of 3072.

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