MP074 Clarity on Obtaining SMKI Device Certificates

Proposer Gordon Hextall
Lead Analyst Bradley Baker
Date raised 26/04/2019
Implementation date 29/11/2019
Latest update This modification was implemented on 29 November 2019 as part of the November 2019 SEC Release.

What is the issue?

Problem Statement

The SMKI PMA and SSC established a secure process for DCC Users who have completed the User Entry Process Tests (UEPT) to obtain SMKI Device Certificates from the DCC via a DCC Gateway connection and an Agreed Interpretation of this process has been published on the SEC website. Unfortunately, this is not clearly reflected in the SEC and could cause ambiguity for DCC Users when requesting SMKI Device Certificates.

The full Draft Proposal can be found here.

Latest Progress

We have yet to receive any comments on this proposal. Any comments we do receive will be published on this page.

What is the solution?

After consideration of industry comments and discussions with the DCC, the Proposer (the SMKI PMA) believes that the most effective solution is to change the legal text in the SEC to reflect the Agreed Interpretation thereby ensuring there is clarity and consistency in the process of obtaining Device Certificates.

Who is impacted?


What SEC documents are affected?

Appendix D ‘SMKI Registration Authority Policies and Procedures’
Appendix K ‘SMKI and Repository Test Scenarios Document’
Appendix M ‘SMKI Interface Design Specification’
Appendix N ‘SMKI Code of Connection’

Modification documents

MP074 Legal Text
MP074 Modification Report
MP074 Change Board Vote
MP074 Modification Report Consultation responses v2.0
MP074 Modification Report Consultation
DP074 Problem Statement v0.1
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