What is insufficient scalability in a PKI?

What is insufficient scalability in a PKI?

Insufficient scalability in a PKI refers to the inability of the system to handle an increasing number of digital certificates or users. It can happen for several reasons mentioned below.

Limited capacity: The PKI infrastructure may not have been designed to handle a large volume of certificates or users, resulting in slow performance or system crashes when the number of certificates or users exceeds a certain threshold.

Complexity: The PKI system may be overly complex, making it difficult to add new users or certificates or to manage and maintain the system as it grows.

Lack of automation: The PKI system may rely heavily on manual processes, which can become increasingly time-consuming and error prone as the number of users or certificates grows.

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