The following task map points to procedures for administering software and hardware providers
in the Solaris Cryptographic Framework.
List the providers in the Solaris Cryptographic
Lists the algorithms, libraries, and hardware devices that are available for use in
the Solaris Cryptographic Framework.
How to List Available Providers
Add a software provider
Adds a PKCS #11 library or
a kernel module to the Solaris Cryptographic Framework. The provider must be signed.
How to Add a Software Provider
the use of a user-level mechanism
Removes a software mechanism from use. The
mechanism can be enabled again.
How to Prevent the Use of a User-Level Mechanism
Temporarily disable mechanisms from a kernel module
Temporarily removes a
mechanism from use. Usually used for testing.
How to Prevent the Use of a Kernel Software Provider
Uninstall a provider
Removes a kernel software
provider from use.
List available hardware providers
Shows the attached hardware, shows the mechanisms
that the hardware provides, and shows which mechanisms are enabled for use.
How to List Hardware Providers
from a hardware provider
Ensures that selected mechanisms on a hardware accelerator are
How to Disable Hardware Provider Mechanisms and Features
Restart or refresh cryptographic services
Ensures that cryptographic services are available.
How to Refresh or Restart All Cryptographic Services