How to Configure Firefox to Use Your Smart Card for
In this procedure, you configure Firefox to authenticate with
sites that require smart card authentication.
Smart card software works with the 32-bit Firefox browser. It
does not work with the 64-bit browser.
Before You Begin
You must have completed How to Download Smart Card Certificates for Web and Email Use.
Download the certificates for this application only.
Insert your CAC smart card.
The green light should flash.
Add the CAC module to Firefox as a security device.
From the Firefox Preferences Menu, navigate to the Advanced
Section, click the Security Devices button, then the Load
Type "CAC Module" as the module name and browse to the
appropriate CAC module.
For CACKey, select
For Coolkey, select
Firefox can now read the client certificates from your CAC
In Firefox, test your configuration by navigating to a
If you are prompted to enter your PIN and the site
reports "Your PKI Certificate has been detected", the configuration