Last Comment Bug 924404 - Make it easy to load certificates and keys from files
: Make it easy to load certificates and keys from files
Status: NEW
Product: NSS
Classification: Components
Component: Libraries (show other bugs)
: 3.15.1
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Assigned To: nobody
Depends on: 402712
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Reported: 2013-10-08 07:52 PDT by Miloslav Trmač
Modified: 2016-09-02 07:33 PDT (History)
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Description User image Miloslav Trmač 2013-10-08 07:52:46 PDT
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:24.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/24.0 (Beta/Release)
Build ID: 20130917102605

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#402712 proposes adding a PEM handling software token to NSS.

Please add helper functions that make it easy to use the token, ideally completely hiding its existence: applications shouldn't need to know about magic token names, special nickname handling, and the like.  (See the NSS code in curl - it's dozens of lines.)

The functions should also probably allow directly specifying a PEM passphrase, bypassing the token login mechanism (in particular, avoiding the global state set by PK11_SetPasswordFunc so that libraries can use the PEM token without affecting the main application).

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