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cardos-tool - displays information about Card OS-based security tokens or format

CARDOS-TOOL(1) OpenSC Tools CARDOS-TOOL(1)

NAME

cardos-tool - displays information about Card OS-based security tokens or format them

SYNOPSIS

cardos-tool [ OPTIONS]

DESCRIPTION

The cardos-tool utility is used to display information about smart cards and similar security tokens based on Siemens Card/OS M4.

OPTIONS

--card-driver name, -c name
Use the card driver specified by name. The default is to auto-detect the correct card driver.
--format, -f
Format the card or token.
--info, -i
Display information about the card or token.
--reader number, -r number
Specify the reader number number to use. The default is reader 0.
--verbose, -v
Causes cardos-tool to be more verbose. Specify this flag several times to enable debug output in the opensc library.
--wait, -w
Causes cardos-tool to wait for the token to be inserted into reader.
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