Install on Windows

Installation

  • UI

  • Terminal

To start the installation, double-click the netidsetup.exe file.

This procedure requires elevation.
  1. To install Net iD Client from the terminal, begin by switching to the directory of your netidsetup.exe file.

  2. Run the .exe file with the following options:

    $ netidsetup.exe -install -silent

What is installed?

Files

The number of available binaries is reduced. There are, however, still a lot of internal components.

C:\Program Files\Net iD\Client\netid.exe

Command-line application

C:\Program Files\Net iD\Client\netid.dll

Library for all components

C:\Program Files\Net iD\Client\netidapp.exe

User interface application

Registry

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SecMaker\NetiD\Client

Global configuration file

Application Data

The Client uses the standard application data folder or the registry to store user application data.

%AppData%\netid\netid.cfg

Local configuration file

%AppData%\netid\netid_db.cfg

Local user application data

or

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\SecMaker\NetiD\Client

Local user configuration and application data

Temporary Files

The Client uses a standard temporary data folder to store temporary files. Instead of creating multiple files, they will be stored in a single file, except the card cache that will use a separate file.

C:\Users\USER~1.SEC\AppData\Local\Temp\~netid.txt

User data cache

C:\Users\USER~1.SEC\AppData\Local\Temp\~netid_card.txt

User smart card cache

C:\Windows\Temp\~netid.txt

System data cache

C:\Windows\Temp\~netid_card.txt

System smart card cache