Test Nitrokey 3#

This guide describes how to test the Nitrokey 3.

  1. Make sure you have the latest pynitrokey version installed, please check the installation instructions for your OS.

  2. Run nitropy nk3 test this will launch several tests over your key.

  3. During the test, when asked touch the key.

This is an example of a working key:

$ nitropy nk3 test
Command line tool to interact with Nitrokey devices 0.4.46
Found 1 Nitrokey 3 device(s):
- Nitrokey 3 at /dev/hidraw2
Running tests for Nitrokey 3 at /dev/hidraw2
[1/5]   uuid            UUID query                      SUCCESS         DBA5FA34F3DE6F579F26FC62CD8C6F5D
[2/5]   version         Firmware version query          SUCCESS         v1.6.0
[3/5]   status          Device status                   SUCCESS         Status(init_status=<InitStatus.0: 0>, ifs_blocks=42, efs_blocks=465, variant=<Variant.LPC55: 1>)
Running SE050 test: |
[4/5]   se050           SE050                           SKIPPED         Testing SE050 functionality is not supported by the device
Please press the touch button on the device ...
Please press the touch button on the device ...
[5/5]   fido2           FIDO2                           SUCCESS
5 tests, 4 successful, 1 skipped, 0 failed
Summary: 1 device(s) tested, 1 successful, 0 failed

In case of any errors please take the logs from /tmp directory (/tmp/nitropy.log.*).