Real-time certificate validation Certificate validation server Online certificate validation is efficiently achieved through the use of the EJBCA Validation Authority — PrimeKey’s high performance, scalable Validation Authority server, based upon the OCSP standard. Unlike some other responders, EJBCA Validation Authority is capable of providing real time certificate validation. In addition, EJBCA Validation Authority also supports the usage of CRLs. True online certificate validation You don’t have to wait for issuance of CRLs when working with a true online certificate validation system like the EJBCA Validation Authority using OCSP. Using a relational database as back-end storage, EJBCA Validation Authority can immediately update certificates information upon certificates revocation. One can even issue millions of inactive certificates that can later on be activated – something virtually impossible using traditional methods.