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The Open Group's COE Platform certification covers:

  • POSIX® - based systems: COE Platform Certification V1
  • UNIX® systems: COE Platform Certification V2
  • Linux® - based systems: COE Linux Platform Certification V1

The following three documents should be read and understood prior to certification, since you will be required to agree to them during that process:

The significant highlights of the certification process are outlined below, further information can be found in the Guide to COE Platform Certification.

  1. The COE certification program is a voluntary program administered by The Open Group and is part of the Open Brand certification program.

  2. You will be granted a license to use the Open Brand trademark in connection with your product when your product has passed the applicable certification test suite(s) and you have formally agreed to all the required terms.

  3. The Trademark License Agreement must be fully signed by you and The Open Group in order to have a product certified.

  4. You must enter into a Certification Agreement for each product registration. A certified product is subject to re-certification on a periodic basis as stated in the COE Platform Certification Policy.

  5. All product information supplied to the Certification Authority will be treated as confidential as required by the Certification Agreement.

  6. The Open Group may, from time to time, request proof that your product remains in compliance with the requirements outlined in the COE Platform Conformance requirements as per the COE Platform Certification Policy Document.




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