Configuring Firefox to Work with eTokens

Firefox requires a specific configuration to allow an eToken to be used as a certificate store.  Follow the below instructions based on your operating system to configure Firefox:


Firefox on Windows:

  • Open the Firefox menu (top right of browser) and select Options
  • Select Privacy & Security (left side menu)
  • Scroll to the bottom to find the Certificates section
  • Click on the Security Devices… button
  • Click the Load button (right side menu)
  • Enter eToken as the Module Name
  • Enter c:\windows\system32\etpkcs11.dll as the Module filename
  • Click OK

Firefox on MacOSX:

  • Open the Firefox menu (top right of browser) and select Preferences
  • Select Privacy & Security (left side menu)
  • Scroll to the bottom to find the Certificates section
  • Click on the Security Devices… button
  • Click the Load button (right side menu)
  • Enter eToken as the Module Name
  • Enter /usr/local/lib/libeTPkcs11.dylib as the Module filename
  • Click OK

Firefox on Linux:

  • Open the Firefox menu and select Preferences
  • Select Privacy & Security (left column)
  • Scroll to the bottom to find the Certificates section
  • Click on the Security Devices… button
  • Click the Load button
  • Enter /usr/lib/libeTPkcs11.so as the Module filename