Solaris Smartcard Administration Guide

ProcedureTo Load the Smartcard Applet to a Smart Card (Console)

Use this procedure to load the Solaris Smartcard applet (SolarisAuthApplet) to a smart card. You must load the Solaris Smartcard applet before you can add the user profile information. The following is Smartcard Console instructions.

  1. Verify that the ocfserv daemon is enabled.

    The following command provides the status of the service.

    % svcs network/rpc/ocfserv

    Note –

    Before you make any changes to Smartcard, you must make sure that the ocfserv daemon is enabled.

  2. (Optional) If necessary, as root, enable the ocfserv daemon.

    # svcadm enable network/rpc/ocfserv
  3. Insert the smart card into the reader.

  4. Select the Load Applets icon in the Navigation pane.

  5. Double-click the SolarisAuthApplet icon in the Console pane.

    The Load Applets dialog box is displayed. Applets for various card types are displayed in the left listbox. You can also display the Load Applets dialog box by selecting the appropriate card in the Console pane and choosing Properties in the Action menu.

  6. Select the card type that you want to initialize.

    Choices include the following:

    • CyberFlex

    • iButton

    • PayFlex

  7. Click the arrow between the two listboxes.

    The selected applet is copied to the Pending Applet Installations listbox, with a check in the checkbox and the name of the smart card displayed. If no card or the wrong smart card is inserted in the card reader, “No compatible devices inserted” is displayed. Insert the appropriate card.

  8. Click the Install button.

    A window that is labeled “Loading Applet to Device” is displayed. The applet loads in approximately one minute. When the installation is complete, a window displays the confirmation message “Applet Installation Successful.”

  9. Click OK to dismiss the confirmation window.

    The card now stores default values. If the card previously stored different PIN or different user profile values, those values have been overwritten. See PIN Property and User and Password Properties for more information.