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Yubikey PIV Manager (Install)

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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 6/22/2019.

Graphical application for configuring a PIV-enabled YubiKey.


What Is PIV?

PIV, or FIPS 201, is a US government standard. It enables RSA or ECC sign/encrypt operations using a private key stored on a smartcard (such as the YubiKey NEO), through common interfaces like PKCS#11.

You can read more about the PIV standards here:

PIV is primarily used for non-web applications. It has built-in support under Windows, and can be used on OS X and Linux via the OpenSC project.

NOTE: Yubikey uses letters after some versions (so you might get 1.4.2g). This doesn't work for versions here so the letter is converted to its ASCII value. So if Yubikeys version is 1.4.2g then the version here will be (as 103 is the ASCII value for g).

NOTE: This is an automatically updated package. If you find it is out of date by more than a week, please contact the maintainer(s) and let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.

To install Yubikey PIV Manager (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install yubikey-piv-manager

To upgrade Yubikey PIV Manager (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade yubikey-piv-manager


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageArgs = @{
        packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
        softwareName   = 'yubikey piv manager*'
        fileType       = 'exe'
        silentArgs     = "/S"
        validExitCodes = @(0)
        url            = ''
        checksum       = '6d6d2ac12977d7b20b43d57c767d2b14ff55c520242c9343d6713fee66c2d765'
        checksumType   = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs 
    # add start menu shortcuts
    if (Get-OSArchitectureWidth -eq "64") {
        $targetPath = "C:\Program Files (x86)\Yubico\YubiKey PIV Manager"
    else {
        $targetPath = "C:\Program Files\Yubico\YubiKey PIV Manager"
    $menuPath = (Join-Path -Path ([Environment]::GetFolderPath('Programs')) -ChildPath 'Yubico\Yubikey PIV Manager')
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut `
        -ShortcutFilePath (Join-Path -Path $menuPath -ChildPath "Yubikey PIV Manager.lnk") `
        -TargetPath (Join-Path -Path $targetPath -ChildPath "pivman.exe")
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut `
        -ShortcutFilePath (Join-Path -Path $menuPath -ChildPath "Uninstall PIV Manager.lnk") `
        -TargetPath (Join-Path -Path $targetPath -ChildPath "uninstall.exe")
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      softwareName  = 'yubikey piv manager*'
      fileType      = 'exe'
      silentArgs    = "/S"
      validExitCodes= @(0)
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey @packageArgs
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
        $key | ForEach-Object { 
            $packageArgs.file = "$($_.UninstallString)"
            if ($packageArgs.fileType -eq 'MSI') {
                $packageArgs.silentArgs = "$($_.PSChildName) $($packageArgs.silentArgs)"
                $packageArgs.file = ''
            Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
        Write-Warning "$env:ChocolateyPackageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
        Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
        Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
        Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
        $key | ForEach-Object {
            Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"
    # Remove shortcust created at install
    Remove-Item -Path (Join-Path -Path ([Environment]::GetFolderPath('Programs')) -ChildPath 'Yubico\Yubikey PIV Manager') `
        -Force -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Yubico


2017 Yubico


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Yubikey PIV Manager (Install) 1.4.2 619 Monday, July 3, 2017 approved

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