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How to Implement Smart Card Login in Oracle Linux 6 (Doc ID 1502648.1)

Last updated on APRIL 29, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


This Document describes how to Implement Smart Card Login on Oracle Linux 6 (OL6).


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In this Document
 1. Log into the system as root user
 2. single sign-on requires below packages
 3. Download the root CA certificates for the network in base 64 format, and install them on the server
 4. Verify the Certs are in the Database with the following command
 5. Enable the Smartcard Manager and the screen lock, when the smartcard is removed, with the below commands
 6. Create the user map file
 7. Start the PCSCD daemon and enable for automatic restart on reboot
 8. Verify and Mount the USB Reader
 9. Write the following line into /etc/fstab

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