System Requirements

Reflection PKI Services Manager provides X.509 certificate An integral part of a PKI (Public Key Infrastructure). Digital certificates (also called X.509 certificates) are issued by a certificate authority (CA), which ensures the validity of the information in the certificate. Each certificate contains identifying information about the certificate owner, a copy of the certificate owner's public key (used for encrypting and decrypting messages and digital signatures), and a digital signature (generated by the CA based on the certificate contents). The digital signature is used by a recipient to verify that the certificate has not been tampered with and can be trusted. validation services for supported Attachmate products. For a list of products that Reflection PKI Services Manager, see Technical Note 2716.

After installing and configuring PKI Services Manager, you should configure your installed Attachmate product to use certificates for authentication and to connect to PKI Services Manager. For details, search on "PKI Services Manager" in the product documentation.

Supported platforms

For information about supported platforms, see Attachmate Technical Note 2427.

Console requirements

NOTE:The console provides a user interface for PKI Services Manager on Windows systems. The console is not required for configuring or running PKI Services Manager. You can use the commands and configuration files described in the Reference section of this guide on all supported systems.

Requirements for running the console are:

  • PKI Services Manager must be installed on a Windows system. The console is not supported on UNIX systems.

  • The console requires a minimum display size of 800x600.

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