In the perspective of the scope of facts being validated electronic signature validation process is precisely defined. But the validation results may differ depending on the assurance level requirements, or the signature properties. Results of the validation is directly influenced by a set of input parameters grouped into so called validation policy. OBELISK Validator supports specification of the validation policy (in XML) on the input of the validation along with the validated document.
The output of the validation of an electronic signature is detailed validation report in XML, which contains validation results of all evaluated attributes and properties of validated signature required by ETSI. Integral part of the validation output is a set of validation data gathered during the validation process.