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How to logon to Windows with a SmartCard

How do I configure Windows, so that when I am at the Logon Screen I see the option to logon using a SmartCard? How do I associate the SmartCard with a local user account which is not a member of a ...
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Access host's smart card reader via Remote Desktop Connection

I have a Windows 7 machine that has a smart card reader. I have an application running on that machine that can successfully read the contents of the card. I have another Windows 7 machine that I use ...
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Automatically remove certificate from certificate store

Windows 7 certificate store's default behavior includes storing all public keys you use from smartcards. This is sometimes undesirable as if some machine needs to use a lot of smartcards, the "Please ...
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Smart Card errors

I have a CAC smart card, and a SCM Microsystems SCR3310 USB card Reader. I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate with SP1. This setup used to work just fine. When I would insert my CAC, my certificates would ...
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Error with GPG Smartcard fetching public subkey

I'm trying to setup an OpenPGP smartcard using a YubiKey. It's a YubiKey 4, so in theory should accept a 4096 bit secret key, but I'm using 2048 bit subkeys. I have a master key (set for cert only), ...
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Smartcards for storing gpg/ssh keys (Linux) - what do I need?

I'm interested in storing my SSH keys and gpg keys on a smartcard for added security. However, I'm a bit uncertain on a few points, which are as follows: How many keys can I get on a card? I assume ...
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Set up smart card authentication home network

At this moment I am wondering what it would require in both hardware and configuration to setup my home network with smart card authentication (combined with password or pincode) This network ...
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How to reuse drivers downloaded through Windows Update?

I'm looking for a way to isolate a smart card driver that is downloaded through Windows Update when I put it the first time on an RFID reader. The idea is then to install that driver on multiple ...
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Can I make a Smart Card using a flash drive?

I want to require a user to plug in a flash drive before letting them authenticate with his/her password. Are there any solutions that work well for laptops, preferably Macs? I'm not looking for a ...
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Can I make remote Windows 7 see Smart Card Reader when connecting via Remote Desktop?

I have two machines: Machine A is running Windows 7 Machine B is running Mac OS X 10.6.4 Machine A has VPN software installed and must connect to the VPN using Smart Card Authentication. The ...
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How to retrieve RSA private key from wrapped key blob?

I have generated a pair of RSA keys on a smart card with OpenSC tools and retrieved it as wrapped key blob encrypted with DKEK key: sc-hsm-tool --create-dkek-share dkek/dkek-share-1.pbe sc-hsm-tool ...
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Use EMV-enabled Credit Card (chip card) for Windows Smart Card log-in?

I have a USB Smart Card Reader and a Credit Card with Smart Chip (EMV) on it. So I was wondering if I can associate this card to my Windows Administrator profile (local user account) and use it as a ...
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Smart Card login from non-domain computer

I use a standalone laptop at a large client who smart cards. I usually just plug-in my laptop and enter the credentials they provided to get access to their e-mail and internal websites. There is ...
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Smart Card to Protect RAID Storage

I currently have a simple RAID setup, external RAID enclosure, with 2 hard drives, A mirroring B. All data on A is encrpyted using Blowfish (TrueCrypt). Although I would like to know if its possible ...
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Smart card driven membership and door entry system

I'm looking at putting in a smart card driven system at my local sports club (which doesn't have oodles of money), and since they're willing to pay for hardware, and I'm willing to do the technical ...
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Prevent device from being ejected (Windows 10 Pro)

I have a fixed device (5.25 device), a smartcard reader, that is ejectable and appears in "safe removal". The problem is that if I misclick this smartcard reader while is about to eject a USB memory, ...
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3DES_CMAC encryption using online tools or OpenSSL

I have a smart card that claims that its mutual authentication is based on 3DES_CMAC algorithm. In the first step, the user sends a random number to the card and the card calculate the encrypted ...
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How do I stop Windows from flooding smartcard with APDUs

Whenever I put a smartcard in/on my smartcard reader Windows (7 Prof, x64) immediately starts flooding it with APDUs possibly trying to identify the type of the card (SELECT and READ_DATA commands). ...
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File structure inside a smartcard

I bought a smart card that it support java. How I can understand the file structure inside it? I mean did all cards have Master File , Dedicated Files and Elementary Files inside? or some card have ...
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Can I read a smartcard in a virtual machine?

My employer requires a smartcard to login to their web-based remote working platform. I want to access this platform by using a Remote Desktop Connection on to my Windows 7 Virtual Machine, with the ...
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Windows 8 Login configuration

I have a requirement where I use a smart card to login in Windows 8. (In windows-7, as was mentioned in SO answers, I know that I can configure smart-card login.) Or where do I see the ...
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How to use the certificates on a smart card without the physical card?

I recently extracted the certificates from my smart card and imported them into Firefox. However, when I tried logging in to several smart-card-enabled websites, I received an error message (Error ...
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How could I turn a floppy disk into a smartcard?

I'm a fan of old technology such as the floppy diskette and I would like to find a 21st century use for it. So my question is; with the smartcard technology we have to day, such as Charismathics and ...
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SCardEstablishContext: Service not available

I installed the following packages: libusb-dev libusb++-0.1-4c2 libccid pcscd libpcsclite1 libpcsclite-dev List item libpcsc-perl pcsc-tools But when I send the pcsc_scan command I ...
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What do I need to use Smart card for windows login (no domain, just regular single local machine)

I have a reader from ACS "ACR83" and a brand new card from the same place ACO3-32 as a development kit and I need to use both of them to login into my laptop locally I am not a part of domain, I am ...
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Qualified S/MIME signature with Thunderbird

Is it possible to send S/MIME digitally signed email with Mozilla Thunderbird using qualified digital signing smart card? How?
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GPG smartcards handling 4096-bit keys

are there smartcards that handle 4096-bit keys supported both by GPG and Enigmail (PAM would be additional benefit)? Preferably on USB.
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Convert a public key to GPG readable format

For a backup scenario, I want to peform asymmetric encryption of the data. For this I'm using duplicati (2.0) paired with GPG. Now I have a smartcard (PKCS#11 / CSP interface via OpenSC) on which I ...
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How to reimport gpg key replaced by stub

I've got a subkey which was moved to a card. This resulted in replacing it with a stub in the local keychain. This means every time I try to use that subkey, I get: gpg: public key decryption failed: ...
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RDP client does not consider smart card as valid for authentication

I have: A Windows 7 client machine. I am not Administrator for that machine. A Windows 2008R2 server, on which I want to open a session using Remote Desktop. A Remote Desktop Gateway, also running ...
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Reinstalled Windows 7 can't get Smart card to work

I need a smart card to log in to work remotely. I've just reinstalled Windows on my desktop machine at home and inserted the smart card reader, but Windows is not detecting the drivers. I went to ...
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can't access smart card attached to remote computer via RDP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Access host’s smart card reader via Remote Desktop Connection I work in a location where im not allowed to have any electronic devices, I am however allowed RDP access ...
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Smartcard for windows 7

I am encrypting my hard drive using bitlocker, there is an option to unlock drive using smartcard. I checked couple of shopping sites all I found is smart card readers wondering where do I get card? ...
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How do I backup my text messages off a SIM card under Linux?

I found monosim, but that only manages your contacts, and it works over PC/SC, which I believe is serial-based (I'd prefer a USB solution). Mainly, I'm wondering what software is out there, since ...
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Keypairs are stored securely on HSM. But during a smart card enrollment process, isn't the private key supposed to be injected into the smartcard?

I understand that in a PKI that utilises HSM, the key pairs are securely stored in the HSM. Applications that require encryption/decryption capabilities will communicate with the HSM via APIs. ...
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OpenPGP 2.x Smartcard Lifetime?

What's the average lifetime of using an OpenPGP 2.x Smartcard with an USB Reader (Gemalto K30)? And does the USB (SIM) reader has a significant influence on the smartcards lifetime? (Because the chip ...
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Virtualbox loses USB connectivity with SmartCard Reader

I'm running VirtualBox inside Ubuntu 13.10 and having issues with USB connection stability. Guest operating system is Debian 7.0 and the USB device I'm trying to work with is a ACS USB card reader ...
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Using OpenPGP Smartcard on Ubuntu on Command line

I have an OpenPGP smart card loaded with a gpg key object. I get a read out of my gpg key when I type the command "gpg --card-status". However, I have no idea how to actually use the keys on the ...
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Can't use 64 bit ie or tortoisesvn with smartcard, but can use 32 bit ie, svn, chrome, firefox, thunderbird

I have a Dell M6700 running windows 7 ultimate 64-bit. I have gotten my smart card to work with chrome, firefox, thunderbird, ie 32-bit, collabnet svn client 32-bit. When I use ie 64-bit, it never ...
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Is Data Object on openPGP smartcard v2 encrypted?

Currently I thinking about on-the-fly disk encryption using Truecrypt/dmcrypt LUKS with key stored on smartcard. I would like to use openPGP v2 smart card, respectively GPF Cryptostick which is based ...
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Caching SmartCard PIN in Windows XP

I am installing an application for signing scanned documents with a smart card certificate. The trouble is that the application is asking for the PIN for each document it has to sign, and it is not ...
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Working example of two-factor authentication using smart card and pcsc-lite?

I have a laptop (Dell) with a smart card reader. I'm trying to get it to do two-factor authentication with Linux. Here's the hardware: $ opensc-tool -n Using reader with a card: Broadcom 5880 ...
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What is an NFC SIM card and what is the different with regular SIMs? [closed]

If a phone has NFC capabilities, do you need an NFC SIM card to use NFC? Is NFC a technology of the phone or of the SIM card? Or is the NFC SIM card just 'more secure' than a regular SIM Card and if ...
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Enable USB smartcard inside VMware

I am running Windows 7 inside VMWare Player on a Linux host. I want to use a USB smart card reader but it is not working. The client app reports: "No Card Detected", but it appears to recognize that ...
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SmartCard reader

I have a Dell D620 which has a builtin smart card reader. How do I read from and write to a smart card using a smartcard reader? What are the best/free available softwares that I can use? Any ideas? ...
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IE9 stops at “looking for credential tiles…” dialog when using smartcard

When I try to access secure page using smartcard I get "looking for credential tiles..." dialog and IE stays there for ever. Only option is then to rebot PC. After reboot I can always access the ...
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FIPS 201 Compliant Keyboard with Fingerprint and Smart Card Reader?

Anyone know of a keyboard that has both a fingerprint and smart card reader and is FIPS 201 compliant? Edit: I'm looking for a product that is currently on the market and certified.
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Smart card reader fails to initialize propery at system boot

I'm expiriencing problems with a Smart Card reader that is plugged in to a USB 2 port. The problem is that it often does not properly initialize on system boot if I have a Smart Card inserted in it ...
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Smart Card: How to read file header?

I'm working with ISO 14443-4 cards and using APDU commands to communicate with them. By reading the book Smart Card Handbook, I found that files are composed of a header and a body. Using SELECT ...
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Chrome cannot use Virtual Smart Card, IE works fine

In Chrome under Windows 8.1, when logging in to a site that requires a certificate, and trying to use a Virtual Smart Card, I'm getting the message "The security device cannot perform the requested ...