dialog

Name

netid.exe -dialog - dialog box management

Synopsis

netid.exe -dialog [about] [activate] [error <arguments>] [message <arguments>]
    [question <arguments>] [notify <arguments>] [enterpin <arguments>]
    [changepin <arguments>] [unlockpin <arguments>] [viewtoken <arguments>]
    [inserttoken <arguments>] [exitwindows <arguments>] [select <arguments>]
    [custom <arguments>]

Description

All internal dialogs can be activated from the command line. The meaning of each dialog should be easy to understand based on the naming.

Options

about

Show an information dialog about the current client installation.

activate

Show the active license dialog.

error

Show an error dialog. To specify the content of the dialog, use the arguments:

  • image

  • title

  • text

  • ok, or

  • cancel.

For more information, see list of arguments.

message

Show a message dialog. To specify the content of the dialog, use the arguments:

  • image

  • title

  • text

  • ok, or

  • cancel.

For more information, see list of arguments.

question

Show a question dialog. To specify the content of the dialog, use the arguments:

  • image

  • title

  • text

  • ok, or

  • cancel.

For more information, see list of arguments.

notify

Show a notify dialog. To specify the content of the dialog, use the arguments:

  • image

  • title

  • text

  • ok, or

  • cancel.

For more information, see list of arguments.

enterpin

Show an enter PIN dialog for a specific token. To specify the token, use the arguments:

  • number and

    • index

    • certificate, or

    • thumbprint.

For more information, see list of arguments.

changepin

Show a change pin dialog for a specific token. To specify the token, use the arguments:

  • number and

    • index

    • certificate, or

    • thumbprint.

For more information, see list of arguments.

unlockpin

Show a unlock pin dialog for a specific token. To specify the token, use the arguments:

  • number and

    • index

    • certificate, or

    • thumbprint.

For more information, see list of arguments.

viewtoken

Show a token information dialog. To specify the token, use the arguments:

  • slotid

  • slot, or

  • number.

For more information, see list of arguments.

inserttoken

Show a token insertion dialog. To specify the token, use the arguments:

  • slotid

  • slot, or

  • number.

For more information, see list of arguments.

exitwindows

Show the exit windows dialog. See exitwindows below for more information.

select

Show a certificate selection dialog. To limit the available certificates, use the arguments:

  • match

  • mode

  • signature

  • authentication, or

  • first.

custom

Show a custom dialog. Use argument type to specify name of the custom dialog. A custom dialog is added to configuration which will allow for customization of appearance, such as size. See Dialog for more information.

Arguments

enterpin, changepin, unlockpin

All dialogs that uses token or certificate use the same arguments.

The certificate is identified with the thumbprint of the certificate. Both thumbprint and certificate are acceptable as options, but only thumbprint as parameter value:

-thumbprint <thumbprint>
-certificate <thumbprint>

viewtoken, inserttoken

If a certificate is found, the corresponding token is used. If certificate is missing, you can instead search for the token using the slotid, slot, or token number. Also use index to specify a specific PIN.

-slotid <slot ID>
-slot <slot-name> -index <pin-index>
-number <token-number> -index <pin-index>
-index <pin-index>
  • 0 = PIN1 (default)

  • 1 = PIN2

  • 2 = PIN3

  • etc.

error, message, question, notify

All information dialogs can use the following arguments to customize the appearance.

-image <name>
-title <text>
-text <text>
-ok <text>
-cancel <text>
image

The available image names will depend on the current GUI package since the name is sent to GUI and translated to a specific image. For example, error, information, and question.

title, text

The title and text argument can be any strings. The strings are translated using the internal string table. For example, {string:1234} will use the string with ID 1234 from the string table for the current language. It is also possible to use variables. {subject:2.5.4.3} is translated to subject common-name for the specified certificate and requires that certificate or thumbprint argument is specified. See Variables for a full list of available variables.

ok, cancel

The ok and cancel arguments are any strings that are shown on the OK and Cancel button.

When you see the dialog, you can start an action based on the result:

-action <name>
-action-ok <name>
-action-cancel <name>
-action-yes <name>
-action-no <name>

exitwindows

The exitwindows dialog has options to control the behavior.

Synopsis

netid.exe -dialog exitwindows [-actions <action-list>] [-default <action>]
    [-timeout <seconds>] [-nocancel] [-force] [-active]

Options

-actions <action-list>

List of action names separated with comma (,). For a full list of actions, see exitwindows .

-default <action>

Name of action that is used as default action.

-timeout <seconds>

Number of seconds until default action will be used.

-nocancel

Removes the possibility to cancel the dialog.

-force

Tells Windows that the command should be enforced.

-active

Makes the dialog visible only when logged on with the Net iD Client credentials.

Example 1. Example
netid.exe -dialog exitwindows -actions none,lock,logout -active