Changing the default Pin Retry number
Szczepan Zalega | Nitrokey
szczepan at nitrokey.com
Mon Mar 8 18:15:30 CET 2021
On 3/6/21 10:35 PM, Louis-Philippe Véronneau wrote:
> I've setup a Nitro Start and I was wondering if there is a way to change
> the default Pin Retry number? 3 is a little low for me and I'd prefer to
> use 5.
> I've found this, but it seems to be Yubikey specific, as it doesn't work
> for my token:
Nitrokey Start / GNUK does not offer such feature unfortunately. You can
however rebuild the firmware with the changed constant named
PASSWORD_ERRORS_MAX . Maximum value should fit into 1 byte (less
At  you should find the build script for development, and  used
for the release.
Procedure like mentioned in the linked docs could be realized by adding
a custom command, like the INS_SET_IDENTITY - see .
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