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Possible to enter smartcard PIN on VeraCrypt bootloader?

Topics: Technical Issues
May 28, 2016 at 3:42 PM
Edited May 28, 2016 at 3:49 PM
Hello everyone,

I plan to buy a NitroKey Pro which comes with a PIN protection. The NitroKey shall store the key of a full system encryption.
Is it possible to enter the PIN on the VeraCrypt bootloader to unlock the smartcard in order to access the keyfile?
How can I select a certain keyfile then?

Unfortunately there was nothing about it in the documentation.

Kind Regards

Lars T.
May 28, 2016 at 3:52 PM
Oh I just found: "Note: Keyfiles are currently not supported for system encryption."
(https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/wikipage?title=Keyfiles%20in%20VeraCrypt)

When will this happen? What delays this feature? I strongly believe this will be a great security enhancement.
May 28, 2016 at 4:04 PM
Marked as answer by LarsTom on 5/28/2016 at 8:04 AM