[SmartcardServices-Users] Smartcard logon: password for Login keychain

Yoann Gini yoann.gini at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 22:39:56 PST 2015


> Le 26 nov. 2015 à 13:19, Vadim <vadim.in.love at gmail.com> a écrit :
> I have setup smartcard logon on OS X Yosemite and now each time I login using smartcard I see pop up dialogue "messages agent wants to use the login keychain. Enter the password".
> I understand that the Login keychain is protected by user's password and usually is is opening by OS X with the password, but now OS X has no my password, it has only PIN for my smart card.
> Is there any solution not to use password to unlock Login keychain?

Yes, you can replace your keychain password by your PIN code. It’s not a good practice in terms of keychain protection but it will automatically unlock it at the logon time.


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