cngsoak, cngsoak64

(nShield CNG soak tool)

Evaluates the performance of signing, key exchange, and key generation by using a user-defined number of threads.

For more information, see cngsoak.

Use this helper utility to manage keys and the interfaces between the CNG library and the HSM. For a list of utilities specific to the nShield CNG CSP, see Utilities for the CAPI CSP.

Utility names that end with 64 run only on 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows. All other utilities run on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows.

Standard help options:

  • -h|--help displays help for the utility.

  • -v|--version displays the version number of the utility.

  • -u|--usage displays a brief usage summary for the utility.