RE: Relocating certificate store for IE to USB token

From: lelteto (
Date: 01/25/05

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 22:19:01 -0800

One way to solve this is to have your certificate associated with your CSP
(but still stored into the normal MY store IE uses). This can be eg. a
vendor-supplied utility which copies the cert from the attached token into
the MY store and marks it to be used with the token's CSP. I assume you know
how to install the token CSP (or the vendor provides install for it anyway).

Laszlo Elteto
SafeNet, Inc.

"Winston" wrote:

> Is there a way to configure IE so that instead of storing certificates it
> acquires during visits to secure websites in registry (or any other physical
> stores), it will store these certificates in a USB token? We can write our
> own CSP if that's what it takes to do.
> Specifically, I have these questions
> 1. Assuming we supply our own CSP to manage cert stores on our USB token, is
> it just a matter of telling IE to use our CSP?
> 2. If so, how can we tell IE to use our CSP?
> 3. If not, what else do I need to do?
> Thanks,
> Winston

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