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I recently bought myself a Smartcard-HSM (which is of importance here because it doesn't allow export or import of private keys).

Now I've used the "famous" XCA application to create a small CA on the Smartcard (created root CA key + cert annd client key + cert).

I've imported the root-certificate into Firefox (38.0.5) with all trust bits disabled (the "CA" is meant to issue client-certs only).

Now if I go into Settings -> Advanced -> Certificates -> Show Certificates, it prompts me for my UserPIN (which I enter correctly) and then just shows me the certificates created previously in software and not the two private keys which should be on the token.

So how can I make my private keys / certificates of my own CA usable in Firefox?

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I've resolved the error.

After a restart of Firefox / Windows the certificates were found by Firefox and available to me for standard operations.

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