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Driver Signing Properties

When a project is selected in Solution Explorer, the Properties dialog under the Driver Signing node, displays two sections of properties:

Under General:

Sign Mode

  • Test Sign - Microsoft Visual Studio should sign the driver with the test certificate specified in Test Certificate (default). If no certificate is specified in Test Certificate then Visual Studio will create one for the driver. Note: Windows requires all 64-bit drivers to be signed.
  • Production Sign - Visual Studio should sign the driver with the production certificate specified in Production Certificate.
  • Off - Visual Studio should not sign the driver with any certificate.

Test Certificate

  • Blank - No test certificate is selected (default).
  • <Edit...> - Selects the certificate to use when Sign Mode is set to Test Sign.

Production Certificate

  • Blank - No production certificate is selected (default).
  • <Edit...> - Selects the certificate to use when Sign Mode is set to Production Sign.

TimeStampServer

  • Verisign - Use Verisign to time stamp the driver (default).
  • GlobalSign - Use Globalsign to time stamp the driver.
  • None - Do not time stamp the driver.

Disable Warnings

  • No - Display warnings when signing the driver (default).
  • Yes - Do not display warnings when signing the driver.

Enable Diagnostic Verbosity

  • No - Do not display diagnostic verbosity when signing the driver (default).
  • Yes - Display diagnostic verbosity when signing the driver.

File Digest Algorithm

  • Blank - No file digest algorithm is selected (default).
  • <Edit...> - Select the file digest algorithm to use when signing the driver.

Under Command Line:

Additional Options

  • Additional options to specify when signing the driver.

 

 

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