PKCS#11 support for openssh

Damien Miller djm at
Wed Nov 2 18:34:20 EST 2005

On Tue, 1 Nov 2005, Alon Bar-Lev wrote:

> Hello OpenSSH developers,
> A week ago I've posted a patch that enables openssh to work with PKCS#11 
> tokens.
> I didn't receive any comments regarding the patch or reply to my questions.
> In current software world, providing a security product that does not support 
> standard interface for external cryptographic hardware makes the product 
> obsolete.
> Please comment my patch, so I can know how to proceed.

I am busy at the moment, hopefully I will have time to look at it properly 
next week. Looking at it briefly, I was concerned about the assumption of 
X.509 support - we have no intention of including x.509 at present.


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