cardpp --examine|--change|--check|--recover [-m MODULE]

Changes, verifies, or recovers a passphrase of a card.

Option Description

-c, --change

Change the passphrase of a card.
Works both on ACS or OCS cards.

-e, --examine

Reads the card that is inserted in the slot of module <MODULE>.
Works both on ACS or OCS cards.

-k, --check

Checks the passphrase.
Works both on ACS or OCS cards.
cardpp polls all available slots. If there is no card inserted, it prompts you to insert one.
If the card belongs to this Security World, cardpp either tells you if no passphrase is set or prompts you to enter the passphrase and checks to see if it is correct.

-r, --recover

Allows you to set a new passphrase of a card if passphrase replacement was enabled when the Security World was created. See Changing unknown card passphrase with cardpp and passphrase replacement.
Only works on OCS cards and the password replacement for the OCS card requires authorization by the ACS cards.

Module selection

-m, --module=MODULE

Specifies the number ID to use.
If you only have one module, MODULE is 1.
If you do not specify a module ID, cardpp uses all modules by default.

Help options

-h, --help

Displays help for cardpp.

-u, --usage

Displays a brief usage summary for cardpp.

-v, --version

Displays the version number of the Security World Software that deploys cardpp.