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the number of test remaining on the token

Posted: 03/01/2013 06:26:06
by David MICHEL (Standard support level)
Joined: 09/23/2009
Posts: 48


I use the components CertStorage and SessionInfoto read the certificates present on a token. Oneuses this key to sign files.

It happens that the customer is mistaken by seizing his password.

Can one have information on the number of remaining test ?

Thank you.

Sincerely yours,
Posted: 03/01/2013 06:41:47
by Ken Ivanov (Team)

Hello David,

There is no way to find out the number of remaining login attempts through PKCS#11 interface. This number usually depends on the token firmware and is not accessible via a public interface. So we can't help you with this, sorry.

Some vendors supply customized management utilities that can be used to retrieve the number of remaining attempts though.
Posted: 03/01/2013 06:47:58
by David MICHEL (Standard support level)
Joined: 09/23/2009
Posts: 48

Thank you for your answer.

Sincerely yours,



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