[SmartcardServices-Users] Java and CAC

Miller, Timothy J. tmiller at mitre.org
Tue Jul 29 04:48:48 PDT 2014

I don't have experience with it, but it seems like the Apple Keychain JCE would be an alternative.

-- T

>-----Original Message-----
>From: smartcardservices-users-bounces at lists.macosforge.org
>[mailto:smartcardservices-users-bounces at lists.macosforge.org] On Behalf Of
>Peter Walsh
>Sent: Monday, July 28, 2014 8:50 PM
>To: SmartcardServices-Users at lists.macosforge.org
>Subject: [SmartcardServices-Users] Java and CAC
>No response the first time so trying one more time
>The new SmartCardsService 2.0 is great. Works like a champ for us in a DoD
>We are tying to get back to a point where we can use our CACs with Java, with
>a specific goal of using jsvn with Forge.mil.
>For a while were able to do a jsvn and CoolKeys combo. We would have to
>add the PKCS11 security provider to Java and it would point to the
>/usr/libexec/SmartCardServices/pkcs11/tokendPKCS11.so. Then there was a
>brief window where the Apple supplied Java eliminated the need for
>CoolKeys. That was short lived as I think it was lost in the shift to 64-bit Java.
>In Mavericks with SmartCardServices 2.0, is there a PKCS11 provider that we
>can point to? The SCardServices and SCardTokend page refers to a
>tokendPKCS11.so shim but we don't see it installed anywhere. Are we missing
>something? Or do we still need a third party piece? FWIW, in our testing
>OpenSC is only working for some tasks (e.g. keytool) and only with debug
>enabled; CoolKeys isn't readily available, is 32 bit  only and hasn't been
>updated in a while.
>Peter Walsh
>Jackpine Technologies, Inc.
>peter.walsh at jackpinetech.com
>c. 617/816-6001
>SmartcardServices-Users mailing list
>SmartcardServices-Users at lists.macosforge.org

More information about the SmartcardServices-Users mailing list