Managing Readers

During the eToken PKI Client installation, two virtual smart card readers and one eToken Virtual reader are installed.

When an eToken is inserted into a USB port, or an eToken Virtual is added, the effect is the same as inserting a smartcard into one of the readers.

The number of default readers on a computer can be changed by a user with local administrator rights on that computer.


To change the number of readers:

  1. To open eToken PKI Client Properties do one of the following:

The eToken PKI Client Properties window opens.

  1. Do one of the following:

The Managing Readers window opens.

  1. Set the required number of hardware or software readers in the appropriate field.

The default number of available readers is:

  1. Click OK to close the window.

The number of available readers has been changed.

  1. Restart eToken PKI Client Properties to make the changes effective.


See Also:

eToken Management