PDF/PAdES Sealing

Configuration of the PAdES process based on FILESYSTEM

This documentation is intended to describe the configuration of the digital signature process using the SIGNIUS Seal Client application. Below is an example of process configuration for the PAdES signature based on FILESYSTEM (file system).

Creating a new process

Similarly to the XAdES configuration, we start from the Processes tab and create a new process by clicking the green plus button.

Assigning a Process Name

In the process name field, enter XAdES, which will mean the process for signing .PDF files.

Choosing a Communication Method

From the drop-down list in the form API field, select FILESYSTEM, which means that communication with the signature service will take place through the local file system (exchange directory)

Selecting the Signature Format

In the Signature format section, we select PAdES_BES from the drop-down menu, which is the signature format intended for .PDF files.

Specifying the Location for the Share Folder

We create a directory C:/tmp/PAdES on the system drive, which will serve as a shared folder for the signing process. (any location, for example such a folder was created)

Saving the Process

The process is saved using a diskette-shaped button.

Starting the Process

Go to the "Service Status" tab and start the process.

Below is an example configuration for the PADES process with the above data:

Testing the PAdES Process

Launch of the Website

After starting the website, we go to a previously defined location, e.g. C:\tmp\PAdES

Preparation of the Document

Select the document with the .pdf extension to sign.

Using Signature Folders

The .pdf document is placed in the in folder. After a short time, the document disappears from the in folder and appears signed in the out folder. In case of errors during the signing process, the document will appear in the "err" folder

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