Only supported in FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Security Worlds.

Performs DES known-answer tests and indicates if any of them fail.

Option Description

Option to address HSMs

-m, --module=<MODULE>

Specifies the number of the module to erase cards. May be repeated, default = all.

Help options

-h, --help

Displays help for des_kat.

-u, --usage

Displays a brief usage summary for des_kat.

-v, --version

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