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.