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Remote signing of xml files on client machine with USB token RRS feed

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    I want to sign xml files on a client machine using a USB token (eToken). What is the best approach to implement this. I have written a Windows application to do this when the user selects the file on his machine. Is there any way to read the certificate (from his local user store) on the client machine from a remote server. So that I can do the execution from a server rather than as a Windows application.


    -Ujjwal

    Monday, May 13, 2019 9:45 AM

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  • Your question got a little convoluted, so I'm not exactly sure of your scenario.  But an eToken can only be used on the machine into which it is physically plugged.  You can't export it and then import into a different machine.

    Tim Roberts | Driver MVP Emeritus | Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

    Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:35 AM
  • Hi ujjwalDev,

    Thank you for posting here.

    As Tim said, we could not sign the xml files on a client with USB token for remote transmission.

    If you want to sign files in your local machine, you could refer to the following link.

    https://wblc.gov.in/digitally-sign-process​​​​​​​

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    Best Regards,

    Jack


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