Definitions for "Root certificate"
In PKI, a self-signed digital certificate. The basis of every X.509 PKI implementation, which, together with its attached public key, is assumed to be trusted and often accepted with no further verification. Although commercial CAs often make their root certificates public, these are rarely validated by users. _____________________________________________________________________________
a public, self-signed certificate that is the last link in a certificate chain
a self-signed certificate, containing the identity of the certification authority of the certificate server
a low-assurance CA that is included for testing purposes
Keywords:  file, system
a system file from a