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FC_DeriveKey

Name

FC_DeriveKey - derive a key from a base key

Syntax

CK_RV FC_DeriveKey(
  CK_SESSION_HANDLE hSession,
  CK_MECHANISM_PTR pMechanism,
  CK_OBJECT_HANDLE hBaseKey,
  CK_ATTRIBUTE_PTR pTemplate,
  CK_ULONG usAttributeCount, 
  CK_OBJECT_HANDLE_PTR phKey
);

Parameters

hSession
[in] session handle.
pMechanism
[in] pointer to the mechanism to use.
hBaseKey
[in] handle of the base key.
pWrappedKey
[in] pointer to the wrapped key.
pTemplate
[in] pointer to the list of attributes for the new key.
usAttributeCount
[in] number of attributes in the template.
phKey
[out] pointer to the location to receive the handle of the new key.

Description

FC_DeriveKey derives (decrypts) a key and creates a new key object.

A user must log into the token (to assume the NSS User role) before calling FC_DeriveKey.

Return value

Examples

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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