Step 8: Verify Smart Card Self-Service

Verifying Forefront Identity Manager 2010 Certificate Management for Smart Card self-service consists of the following:

  • Sign-on and issue a smart card to Lola Jacobson

Issue a smart card to Lola Jacobson

Logon with a regular user and issue that user a smart card.

To issue a smart card to Lola Jacobson

  1. Log on to CLIENT2 as corp\ljacobson.

  2. Insert a new smart card into the smart card reader.

  3. Click Start, click All Programs, and then click Internet Explorer.

  4. In Internet Explorer, in the address bar at the top, enter https://fimcm1/certificatemanagement and hit enter. This should bring up the Forefront Identity Manager 2010 page. Click on click to enter. This will bring you to the main FIM CM page. This may take a moment.

  5. Under Common Tasks click Request a permanent smart card. This will take a moment and bring up the Enrollment Request Initiation screen.

    Request a smartcard

  6. On the Enrollment Request Initiation screen, click Next.

  7. This will begin the process. You will see a small pop-up box that says Initializing, Creating and generating keys, writing certificates.


  8. At this point, you will be prompted for a PIN. Enter 1234 for the New PIN and 1234 for Confirm PIN. Click OK.


  9. At this point, the smart card should complete and you will be on the Request Complete screen.


  10. Close Internet Explorer.

  11. Log off of CLIENT2.

  12. On CLIENT2, hit CTRL+ALT+DELETE, click Switch User and select Lola Jacobson Smartcard Logon.

  13. Enter the PIN (1234) and hit enter. You should now be logged on to CLIENT2 as Lola.