Allow ActivClient to validate the PIN code against the PIN policy before validating the PIN code against the smart card.

Defines if, during PIN authentication, ActivClient checks the compliance of the entered PIN code with the PIN length policy before verifying the PIN code against the smart card.

If this setting is not configured or disabled, then ActivClient does not validate the PIN code against the PIN policy first.


Supported on: At least Windows Vista SP1
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\HID Global\ActivClient\PINPolicies
Value NameEnablePINPolicyVerificationBeforePINCheck
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

hidglobal.activclient.admx

Administrative Templates (Computers)