Install your EV Code Signing Certificate on your token before proceeding with these instructions. Windows SDK. Next, install the Windows SDK onto your computer. Sign Signing Windows Programs with SignTool Option to Reissue for a Driver Signing Certificate. If you have just purchased a Microsoft Authenticode codesigning certificate and would like to also sign Windows drivers with your certificate, there's some good news and bad news for you.
The only official way to Authenticode sign a file on Windows is using the very flexible signtool as part of the Windows SDK. Signtool is capable of signing a variety of things, such as portable executables, MSIs, etc with a variety of different digest algorithms, timestamps, and the like. SignTool is available for Authenticode signing and time stamping binary data. The tool is installed in the \Bin folder of the Microsoft Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) installation path.
The tool is installed in the \Bin folder of the Microsoft Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) installation path. signtool sign a MyFile. exe The following command digitally signs a file by using a certificate stored in a passwordprotected PFX file.
signtool sign f MyCert. pfx p MyPassword MyFile. exe The following command digitally signs and timestamps a file. The certificate used to sign the file is stored in a PFX file. To sign software using Microsoft Authenticode or Microsoft Office and VBA certificates, download and install one of the following: Microsoft Windows SDK 7 Microsoft Windows SDK 8.
1. This example uses several of the arguments that SignTool supports. To sign, use the SIGNTOOL. EXE utility. The SignTool tool is a commandline tool that digitally signs files, verifies signatures in files, or time stamps files. For information about why signing files is important, see Introduction to Code Signing. Sign Code with Microsoft Authenticode Signing Certificates for Windows Application Authentication Digital Signature Identification and Encryption Services. Code Signing with Microsoft Authenticode.
Signtool code signing from the Microsoft command line; . NET: Strong naming vs. Authenticode. Ask Question. up vote 15 down vote favorite. 3. Having read about strong names in. NET here, for example, I have the following question: We have an Authenticode code signing certificate with which we sign all our EXE, DLL and MSI files. The benefit of that is that Windows knows the MSI comes from a Mar 22, 2011 In todays post, Ill be discussing the use of Authenticode to sign software programs; this post will be of interest primarily to software developers.
Large software companies (like Microsoft) often have an entire team dedicated to the codesigning and release process, but even (especially) small software publishers should