Sun Ray Smartcard FAQ
By christophersaul on Dec 19, 2005
\* The smartcards that Sun ships are Schlumberger PayFlex smartcards. They are actually now technically "Axalto" Payflex cards since Schlumberger spun off it's smartcard division. That division is now a separate entity called Axalto.
\* A full list of the various cards supported is found in /etc/opt/SUNWut/smartcard.
\* Cards based on ISO-7816-1 are supported. Cards with a T=0 or T=1 communication protocol are supported - you'll need SRSS 3.0 or later to get T=1 support.
\* When buying cards from a vendor other than Sun, nine times out of ten no special 'activation' is required. The Sun Ray simply reads the card's serial number, no special pre-work is needed.
If the card is not instantly usable you will get an icon in your screen with a symbol representing Sun Ray and a card and a green arrow from the card to the Sun Ray.
If you look at auth.log and see that the card has not been recognized you may need to create a smartcard config file in /etc/opt/SUNWut/smartcard and include it in the probeorder.
Vendors who produce Sun Ray compatible cards:
Giesecke & Devrient: http://www.gi-de.com/
G&D's Card Solutions: http://www.gi-de.com/portal/page?_pageid=42,64822&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL
SecuNet for consulting and integration of Card solutions : http://www.secunet.de/index.php?ln=2
Oberther Card Systems: http://www.oberthurcs.com
Activcard for the middleware: www.activcard.com