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    FC_GenerateKey

    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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