[gnutls-help] Fwd: Gnutls Smartcard Support in Windows

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Fri Aug 26 09:32:11 CEST 2016

On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 8:03 AM, Ömer YILDIZ <nomeryildiz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to use gnutls with smart card. I can do this in GNU/Linux. I
> can't compile gnutls with p11-kit in Windows. Does Gnutls support to use
> smart card in Windows? How can I set TLS connection using certificate inside
> smart card on windows?

You could use PKCS#11 in windows as well with p11-kit, but it is less
common. Smart cards in windows typically have a driver that registers
its keys as CNG keys. You can use them with gnutls by specifying a
system URL:


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