Digicert EV Code Signing Procedure – Activating Your EV Code Signing Hardware

After a Digicert EV Code Signing certificate has been issued there are some technical security steps that are required in order to activate the usb token the client receives. Before you can access the EV Code Signing Certificate and use it to sign code, you need to activate your secure token, download and install the SafeNet driver for your token, and then obtain and change your token password. Things to Note: If the hardware device token has not yet been received you must wait until it has been shipped and received. To access the certificate on your hardware device token, you need to get your token password from the order details inside your account. After retrieving your certificate’s token password […]

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Digicert EV Code Signing – Installing SafeNet Client Software on Your Computer.

Whether you are providing your own hardware token, or you had DigiCert ship you a secure token with your preinstalled EV Code Signing Certificate, you need to install the SafeNet drivers for your computer to interface with the device. These instructions explain how to install the client software on to your computer after you’ve already received and configured your hardware token from DigiCert. This will allow you to sign application with your EV Code Signing hardware device token on multiple computer machines. SafeNet Installer Note:  If you don’t have the SafeNetAuthenticationClient.exe, if you’ve lost the option to download the SafeNet Drivers from your account, or if you need help downloading the software, or if you need driver software for other OS […]

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