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Activation Certum EV Code Signing in the Cloud

Instructions for activating a Certum EV Code Signing certificate in the cloud with SimplySign

Prerequisites

To use SimplySign you need the issued Certum EV certificate, a smartphone or tablet (Android / iOS), and a desktop PC with internet access

Components

The software for signing your code consists of two components:

(A) SimplySign Mobile Version (Android / iOS)
SimplySign Mobile generates the time-dependent token for logging in to SimplySign (2-Factor Authentication)
(B) SimplySign Desktop Version (Windows / MacOS / Linux)
SimplySign Desktop acts as a virtual cryptographic token for your EV Code Signing certificate.
This virtual token contains the EV Code Signing certificate and the private key.
The software is available for download on Certum’s website under the menu item “SimplySign – mobile electronic signature”: Certum Software Download

Installation SimplySign Code Generator (Android / iOS)

The installation can only be finished after the EV Code Signing Certificate has been issued.

*) After successful issuance you will receive an email with the subject: “Certificate has been created”
*) You will also receive the access code for SimplySign (2 emails):
“Regaining access to the SimplySign service” and “Secret for regaining access to the SimplySign”
(1) Please install the SimplySign Mobile App for your device: Android or Apple iOS
(2) Follow the link included in the email “Regaining access to the SimplySign service” on your PC and enter the access code from the email “Secret for regaining access to the SimplySign”:

(3) A QR code is now displayed – you will need this for the installation on your mobile device:

(4) Please start the SimplySign Mobile App on your mobile device and click on “Activate application”:

(5) Click on “Other activation methods”:

(6) Click on “QR code” and scan the QR code from step 3:

(7) Select the option “Generate Token” and click on “Finish activation”:

The activation of the SimplySign Mobile App for 2-factor authentication is now complete!

Installation SimplySign Desktop App (Windows, Mac, Linux)

The software is available for download on Certum’s website under the menu item “SimplySign – mobile electronic signature”: Certum Software Download

To register, please enter your SimplySign email address and the current SimplySign Mobile App token:
SimplySign Desktop
After successful authentication, your Certum EV Code Signing certificate is available in the local keystore and ready for signing.

Signing software and code

You can now sign your software, e.g. with signtool.exe

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signtool.exe sign /tr http://time.certum.pl /td sha256 /fd sha256 /a program.exe
signtool.exe sign /tr http://time.certum.pl /td sha256 /fd sha256 /a program.exe
If you have multiple certificates, you can select the certificate with the /n parameter and the subject name:
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signtool.exe sign /tr http://time.certum.pl /td sha256 /fd sha256 /n "Acme Inc." program.exe
signtool.exe sign /tr http://time.certum.pl /td sha256 /fd sha256 /n "Acme Inc." program.exe
Note: Please use full paths with inverted quotes
Certum EV Code Signing in the Cloud