pkcs_C_Login: Error = 0x00000005 - what does it mean?
- Updated on 20 Apr 2018
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Using BIND with DNSSEC and keys managed within an HSM (Hardware Security Module), the following error is occasionally encountered (using BIND 9.10):
2015 Jun 25 12:52:08 dns-server pk11.c:648: fatal error: 2015 Jun 25 12:52:08 dns-server pkcs_C_Login: Error = 0x00000005 2015 Jun 25 12:52:08 dns-server exiting (due to fatal error in library)
What does this mean, why is it happening, and what can be done to fix this?
Error code 5 is CKR_GENERAL_ERROR.
It is a generic error being passed back to BIND by the PKCS#11 code, usually as a result of an error condition being returned by the HSM device. You should refer to your HSM provider for more help with troubleshooting the problem.
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