UniToken Integration Outlook Express
Install the PKI package
This section explains how to install the PKI package that can be found inside the UniToken SDK. The End User package can be found inside the folder "Redist/Enduser/".
Request a VeriSign Certificate
|1||Open your internet browser of your choice and navigate to the page https://digitalid.verisign.com/client/class1MS.htm With VeriSign, you have the option of either buying a digital certificate, or obtaining a free evaluation digital certificate usable for 60 days.|
|2||In the field "Cryptographic Service Provider Name", choose [UniToken PRO CSP v2.0].|
|3||Click on [Accept] to request the certificate.|
|4||Type the corresponding User PIN for the UniToken PRO device and click [OK].|
|5||An email containing a Digital ID PIN and explaining how to continue the request procedure will be sent to the email address specified earlier. Copy the Digital ID PIN from the email and navigate to the URL specified in the email, https://digitalid.verisign.com/enrollment/mspickup.htm .|
|6||Paste the Digital ID PIN copied from the email in the corresponding field and click on [Submit].|
|7||Click on [INSTALL] to import the certificate inside your UniToken PRO. If UniToken Monitor is running, a "Certificate Imported Successfully" message will appear. The request procedure is complete. You can now use this certificate to protect documents, sign and encrypt emails and related applications.|
Sign and Encrypt Emails
In the case an evaluation certificate from VeriSign was used, you must add it to the list of trusted certificates in it in Outlook Express (and other associated programs, if necessary). Please find in the attachments the certificates to install. Certificates to install:
- VeriSign Class 1 Individual Subscriber CA - G3.cer
- VeriSign Class 1 Public Primary Certification Authority - G3.cer
Open an encrypted mail
Digital Signature: a mathematical scheme for demonstrating the authenticity of a digital message or document. A valid digital signature gives a recipient reason to believe that the message was created by a known sender, and that it was not altered in transit.
Public Key Infrastructure (PKI): a set of hardware, software, people, policies, and procedures needed to create, manage, distribute, use, store, and revoke digital certificates.
Microsoft Cryptography API, MS-CAPI: an application programming interface included with Microsoft Windows operating systems that provides services to enable developers to secure Windows-based applications using cryptography.
PKCS: refers to a group of public-key cryptography standards devised and published by RSA Security.