Configuring the Remote IMV Server (NSM Procedure)

The server-side components of Trusted Network Computing (TNC) are: the TNC-server (TNCS) and the integrity measurement verifiers (IMVs). You can configure the remote IMV server to communicate with the Infranet Controller.

To configure a remote IMV server to communicate with the Infranet Controller:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the Infranet Controller for which you want to configure the remote IMV server.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Authentication > Endpoint Security > Host Checker.
  4. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 52.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

Table 52: IMV Server Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action
Remote IMV > Remote IMV Servers

Name

Specifies a name for the remote IMV server.

Enter a name for the remote IMV server.

Description

Describes the server.

Enter a brief description about the server.

Host

Specifies the host.

Enter either the IP address or hostname as defined in the server certificate.

Port

Specifies the port number used by the Infranet Controller to communicate with the remote IMV server.

Enter a unique port number. Ensure that no other service is using this port number. The default port number is the same as the default HTTPS port number.

Shared secret

Specifies the shared secret information.

Enter the same shared secret used in the client information entry on the remote IMV server.

Remote IMV > Remote IMVs

Name

Specifies a name for the remote IMV.

Enter a name for the remote IMVs.

Description

Describes the IMV.

Enter a brief description about the IMV.

IMV Name

Specifies the IMV name that matches the “human readable name” in the IMV’s well-known registry key on the remote IMV server.

Enter a name for the IMV.

Primary Server

Specifies the primary remote IMV server where the IMV is installed.

Select the primary remote IMV server.

Secondary Server

Specifies the secondary remote IMV server where the IMV is installed.

The secondary server acts as a failover in case the primary server becomes unavailable.

Select the secondary remote IMV server.

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