5.13. Get serial by OTP¶
In the menu “Tools” you call the dialog “Get serial by OTP”.
Using this functionality you can enter a single OTP value to determine, what is the serial number of this token. This can be used if you find a token that has no serial number printed on it anymore. Many tokens of different vendors have a paper sticker on the back with the serial number. Sometimes the sticker falls or or the printing is rubbed of.
So this is a convenient way to identify an unknown token.
You can limit the tokens, in which this OTP value should be searched by either defining
typeof the token,
whether the token is
and if the token should be in a certain
Of course you need to enter the
otp value that you want to search for.
As LinOTP needs to calculate many future OTP values of many tokens, this can be very time consuming!