Allow signature keys valid for Logon

This policy setting lets you allow signature key-based certificates to be enumerated and available for logon. If you enable this policy setting then any certificates available on the smart card with a signature only key will be listed on the logon screen. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting any available smart card signature key-based certificates will not be listed on the logon screen.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> SOFTWARE -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> SmartCardCredentialProvider # AllowSignatureOnlyKeys

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Smart Card


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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