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What does the capability extra_x509_validation provide for a role?

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There is very little description on what extrax509validation provides in the URLs below, which appears to be a new capability. Is there a better explanation elsewhere?

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.4.2/Admin/authorizeconf#.5Bcapability::extra_x509_vali...
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.4.2/Security/Rolesandcapabilities

[capability::extra_x509_validation]
* Required to perform additional X509 validation through
  the /server/security/extra-x509-validation.

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Hi mkolebeck

Hope this capability is to do something with X.509 certificates validations

You can check more on X.509 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X.509

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