PRB: HTML Tag KEYGEN Not Supported in Internet Explorer

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When the HTML tag KEYGEN is loaded into Microsoft Internet Explorer, thetag does not appear.
This is a Netscape-specific HTML tag. It is not supported in MicrosoftInternet Explorer.
A potential workaround is to understand what this tag is doing at a lowlevel and determine if a script could accomplish the same task.
This behavior is by design.
More information
The form element KEYGEN can be used in Netscape Navigator to create publickeys to interact with Netscape's Certificate Server.

Steps to Reproduce Behavior

Below is an example of this tag.

   <FORM ACTION="cms" METHOD=POST>   <KEYGEN NAME="subjectKeyGenInfo">   <INPUT TYPE="submit" VALUE="Submit Request">   </FORM>				
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Article ID: 190282 - Last Review: 06/22/2014 19:11:00 - Revision: 5.0

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