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Managing Authentication in Oracle® Solaris 11.4

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Updated: November 2020

Installing Smart Card Packages

The smartcard package installs all the necessary software to use the Coolkey cryptographic provider with smart cards on your system. The pkcs11_cackey package installs the CACKey cryptographic provider, which the U.S. Government requires for DoD access.

How to Install the Smart Card Packages

Before You Begin

You must become an administrator who is assigned the Software Installation rights profile. For more information, see Using Your Assigned Administrative Rights in Securing Users and Processes in Oracle Solaris 11.4.

  1. Determine if the smartcard package is installed.

    The following command output indicates that the package is not installed on your system.

    $ pkg info smartcard
    pkg: info: no packages matching the following patterns you specified are
    installed on the system.  Try querying remotely instead:
  2. Install the package.
    $ pfbash pkg install smartcard
  3. If you belong to an organization that uses CACKey, install the pkcs11_cackey package.
    $ pkg install pkcs11_cackey