Plugin: UEFI PK


The platform key (PK) specifies the machine owner, typically the OEM that created the laptop or desktop.

Several device manufacturers decide to ship the default “AMI Test PK” platform key instead of a Device Manufacturer specific one. This will cause an HSI-1 failure.

External Interface Access

This plugin requires:

  • read access to /sys/firmware/efi/efivars

Version Considerations

This plugin has been available since fwupd version 1.5.5.