NAMEbeid-tool - generic smart card utility
DESCRIPTIONThe beid-tool utility can be used from the command line to perform miscellaneous smart card operations such as getting the card ATR or listing the PC/SC compliant smartcard readers that are installed.
OPTIONS--atr, -a Print the Answer To Reset (ATR) of the card (output is in hexadecimal notation). format --name, -n Identify the card and print its name --list-readers, -l Lists all configured readers --reader num, -r num Select a reader (default = 0) --wait, -w Wait for a card to be inserted
AUTHORSbeid-tool is based on opensc-tool (www.opensc.org) written by <firstname.lastname@example.org> and adapted for the Belgian national eID card by Zetes NV/SA (www.zetes.com). This manpage was based on the opensc-tool manpage by Joe Phillips <email@example.com> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). 09/2005 BEID-TOOL(1)