When the Utimaco slots show up, do they consistently show up with
a Login button? If there is no Login button, what would be the
point of displaying the slot? One wouldn't be able to use it to
Michael StJohns wrote:
Using my recompiled/relinked version of the Utimaco library on Fedora 12
- 32 bit.
I can consistently get the Utimaco library to show up in the list with
the three slots I've initialized. BUT - none of those show up with the
The reason I couldn't get it to work before was because of the coolkey
library... if that libary is loaded (name "coolkey"), modutil and
TokenInfo both see it, but only the coolkey library gets listed on the
I deleted the coolkey library, restarted the server and the Utimaco
slots showed up.
I re-added the coolkey library with the name "zcoolkey", restarted the
server - only the Utimaco slots showed up.
- At this point I got suspicious and tried one more thing.
I deleted the Utimaco library with the name "utimaco", restarted the
server. The zcoolkey library showed up.
Hmm..... looks like for some reason, only the first module
(alphabetically) is being listed/loaded.
On 4/27/2010 8:51 PM, Arshad Noor wrote:
> Was this on a 32-bit or 64-bit environment, Mike? I was planning to
> test this with the 32-bit version of Fedora 11, based on your assertion
> that it worked. But, now it appears that this might be unpredictable.
> Is that right?
> Arshad Noor
> StrongAuth, Inc.
> Michael StJohns wrote:
>> On 4/26/2010 10:46 PM, Christina Fu wrote:
>>> Actually, I did spend some time looking into JSS code. The result
>>> was inconclusive. The code appeared to be reasonable. I do
>>> suspect, however, without looking closely at the code, that somehow
>>> the module is unloaded somewhere along the way.
>>> I'm curious whether this is an issue on this particular HSM, or if
>>> it's a matter of handling external modules (including software
>>> modules) in general.
>>> Has anyone had any success installing/using certicom module on this
>>> platform, for example?
>>> Again, I did not see any email from another member (StJohns?) that
>>> you mentioned claiming success with Utimaco HSM on a 32 bit
>>> machine... could you please forward the email?
>>> Another thing is, I'm not familiar with Utimaco HSM, but you might
>>> want to find out how to turn on debugger.
>>> Otherwise, try turning on NSS debugging, which might give you some
>> Hi Christina -
>> I had to put work on this aside for a few days, but am getting back
>> to it. I've had uneven results. The time that I got the HSM to show
>> up with the slots, but I didn't get the "Login" button. This time,
>> didn't even get the HSM to show up. The first time, I added the HSM
>> manually, the second via a mod to the create script. Still working
>> my way through it.
>> I modified pki_create_instance to add both the Utimaco library and
>> the Coolkey PKCS11 libary. I had to turn off SELinux enforcement to
>> get Coolkey to show up on the list, but even then, the Utimaco lib
>> didn't. I haven't had a chance to go back and check again.
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