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Digital Signature on PDF

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Hi Folks!

I'd like to digitally sign a PDF document out of an ABAP program or class, just to ensure that the document was not modified by anyone.

In my program I hold the PDF as a binary stream in a XSTRING variable. I convert it into a binary table and use the function module 'SSF_KRN_SIGN_BY_AS' to sign this binary stream. In general, this is working fine (validating it with function module 'SSF_KRN_VERIFY' is successful).

But if I open the generated file with Acrobat Reader, no signature is found.

Obviously it does not work to sign the binary directly, as I did.

How can I create a digital signature on PDFs using ABAP? Do I have to convert it into ASCII or so before? Or: How must a signature be attached to a PDF file?

Our release is 620. Every little hint is appreciated.




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Hi Torsten,

It's a bit old but, I've read your post about digital signature...

Could you please explain me how did you customize the system to allow using SSFG Funtion Group?

Thanks in advance.



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Urtzi Barandiaran Aguirre