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Detecting insertion or removal of hardware token

Posted: 07/17/2007 01:41:22
by Tomasz Sawicki (Standard support level)
Joined: 06/14/2007
Posts: 19

Hello, it's me again;)

I was wondering if your library (.NET edition) helps in detecting insertion/removal of hardware token into/from the reader (maybe by firing some events?), or should I use some external libraries to monitor the readers for this things.

Tomasz Sawicki
Posted: 07/17/2007 05:22:48
by Eugene Mayevski (Team)

Neither PKCS#11 nor CryptoAPI provide a uniform way to notify the applications about insertion/deletion of the token. So the only option is to enumerate the slots via PKCS#11 and query their status on timer.

Sincerely yours
Eugene Mayevski



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