Solaris Smartcard Administration Guide

ProcedureTo Add Support for a New Card Type (Console)

To use a new type of smart card, you have to provide its Answer to Reset (ATR) property to ocfserv. 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 with the new ATR in the card reader.

  4. In the Navigation pane, select Smart Cards.

  5. Double-click the icon in the Console pane that represents the type of card currently inserted.

    The Smart Card dialog box displays a list of the known ATRs for this card type. You can also display the Smart Card dialog box by selecting the appropriate card in the Console pane and choosing Properties in the Action menu.

  6. If the ATR on the card is new and not in the list, click Add.

    The Add ATR dialog box is displayed. The ATR of the card inserted in the card reader is shown in the Inserted Card's ATR listbox.

    Note –

    To determine if the ATR value of the inserted card has been registered, click the Add button. If nothing is listed, your card's ATR is already known. Otherwise, you should perform the following steps.

  7. Select the ATR of the inserted card or type the new ATR in the New ATR field.

    You can find the new ATR value in the smart-card product literature.

  8. Click OK in the Add ATR dialog box.

    The new ATR is added to the list in the Smart Card dialog box.

  9. Select the new ATR in the list in the Smart Card dialog box.

  10. Click OK in the Smart Card dialog box to activate the change.