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*PKI = DoD PKI Certificate Required

Middleware enables the DoD PKI certificates stored on your Common Access Card (CAC) to interface with the many Public Key Enabled (PKE) applications on your system and across the Internet. Two of the most common middleware applications used across DoD are ActivClient and Spyrus.

ActivClient 7: Configuration Guide *PKI
The procedures in this document guide the reader in configuring the ActivClient 7 middleware for use on workstations/desktop systems and servers. (PDF Download) Date: 02/22/2013 | Size: 517 KB
ActivClient and Spyrus: Changing Smart Card PIN *PKI
This guide instructs users on how to change a valid Personal Identification Number (PIN) in ActivClient and Spyrus Middleware. (PDF Download) Date: 09/02/2012 | Size: 486 KB

**Note: This is not a PIN reset. If a user's card is locked due to invalid PIN entry attempts, the user will need to visit a DEERS/RAPIDS facility to have the PIN reset performed.