FC_OpenSession

Name

FC_OpenSession - open a session between an application and a token.

Syntax

CK_RV FC_OpenSession(
  CK_SLOT_ID slotID,
  CK_FLAGS flags,
  CK_VOID_PTR pApplication,
  CK_NOTIFY Notify,
  CK_SESSION_HANDLE_PTR phSession
);

Parameters

FC_OpenSession has the following parameters:

slotID

[in] the ID of the token’s slot.

flags

[in]

pApplication Notify

[in] pointer to a notification callback function. Not currently supported.

phSession

[out] pointer to a session handle.

Description

FC_OpenSession opens a session between an application and the token in the slot with the ID slotID.

The NSS cryptographic module currently doesn’t call the surrender callback function Notify. (See PKCS #11 v2.20 section 11.17.1.)

A user may call FC_OpenSession without logging into the token (to assume the NSS User role).