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Name

FC_GenerateKey - generate a new key

Syntax

CK_RV FC_GenerateKey(
  CK_SESSION_HANDLE hSession,
  CK_MECHANISM_PTR pMechanism,
  CK_ATTRIBUTE_PTR pTemplate,
  CK_ULONG ulCount,
  CK_OBJECT_HANDLE_PTR phKey
);

Parameters

hSession
[in] session handle.
pMechanism
[in] pointer to the mechanism to use.
pTemplate
[in] pointer to the template for the new key.
ulCount
[in] number of attributes in the template.
phKey
[out] pointer to the location to receive the handle of the new key.

Description

FC_GenerateKey generates a secret key, creating a new key object. The handle of new key is returned.

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

Return value

Examples

See also

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