Smart Card 4096 Key Question

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Sep 1 08:16:56 CEST 2014

On Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:27, tristan.santore at said:

> Yes the card can have a 4096bit Auth, Sign and Encryption key. You have


> to generate them on a machine though, not on card.

The cards generate them just fine.

Note that this is only true for the ZeitControl as currenty distributed.
Thus the warning note you see if you use a different key size than 2048



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