(Nitrokey Storage 2 - Linux)
There are two types of factory resets for Nitrokey Storage devices:
a factory reset of the OpenPGP smart card, for example using
gpg --card-edit, followed by
a factory reset of the entire Nitrokey device using the Nitrokey App.
Also, it is possible to generate a new AES key that is used to encrypt the Password Safe and the Encrypted Volume without performing a factory reset.
The Nitrokey App always generates a new AES key after performing a factory reset.
The factory reset can be triggered in the Nitrokey App with the menu entry
Configure->Special Configure->Factory reset.
The factory reset is an administrative function and is only available after
starting the Nitrokey App with the parameter
The following table describes the differences between these three operations: