cv act sc/interface

Novell Technology Partner

product details

cv act sc/interface is a smart card middleware connecting smart cards and security tokens with applications that have a standardized interface. Smart cards and tokens are the tools of choice, when Elliptic Curve Cryptography according to NSA Suite B is used. Windows Vista is the first mass product that supports Suite B (ECC) algorithms. cv act sc/interface supports ECC algorithms up to 521 bits key length as well as many other crypto systems.

cv act sc/interface can be used by both users and administrators. The user tool (cv act sc/interface Utility) provides basic functions. The main use of this component is to change the User-PIN. An administrator, who usually needs a more sophisticated access, uses cv act sc/interface Manager. With cv act sc/interface Manager it is possible to generate keys and certificates on the smart card, as well as to import them. Apart from this, cv act sc/interface Manager displays the content of a smart card and enables PIN changes, PIN unlocking, and smart card profiling.

product compatibility

  • Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell Access Manager
  • Novell Client
  • Novell Modular Authentication Services


  • x86
  • x86_64 AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®

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regional availability

  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • Japan
  • Latin America
  • North America

language availability

  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • English
  • German


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