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How to verify a secure connection between the deployment server and the forwarder?

ravida
Engager

Hi folks,

I have recently been testing out how to ensure the connection between my deployment server and the universal forwarders is secure. I followed the instructions and deployed a new app with some stanzas to a test windows workstation server class, via deploymentclient.conf to conform to this:

[deployment-client]
sslVerifyServerCert=true

caCertFile=$SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/<this apps name>/auth/ca.pem

sslCommonNameToCheck = <common name in DS cert>


My question is how can I confirm it is connecting securely? Most of the documentation I find describes securing the indexers to forwarders, but not the deployment server to client/forwarder connection.

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