[xmlsec] Wouter's response to mscrypto password callback

Edward Shallow ed.shallow at rogers.com
Fri Dec 16 12:26:03 PST 2005

On Friday 16 December 2005 20:03, Edward Shallow wrote:
> Hi Aleksey,
>    Is there an equivalent password callback that is similar in 
> functionality to the xmlsec xmlSecErrorsSetCallback ?
> I am using private keys with passwords loaded by name from the MS 
> Crypto Store. At run time the Windows password prompt dialog box pops 
> up. I would like to be able to specify/set a password callback which 
> would take a string argument and return a password.
> Is this possible with mscrypto ? If not is there another way to do this ?

Password callback functionality is not implemented for mscrypto currently,
the reason for this is that MS CryptoAPI does only have partial password
callback support itself: only for certain crypto service providers, only on
the latest platforms, like windows XP and up. 

You could give it a try though....


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