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Host Access Management and Security Server


Host Access Management and Security Server

  • Tech Specs (including Advanced Authentication Add-on, Security Proxy Add-on, and Terminal ID Management Add-on)


    • Compliance with United States Government Configuration Baseline (USGCB) security policy requirements


    • Microsoft Active Directory single sign-on
    • Support for NTLM 2
    • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) support
      • Certificate Revocation List (CRL) support
      • Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) support
      • Certificate policy support
    • X.509 certificate support for CAC, PIV, and other smart cards
    • Kerberos 5 with Microsoft Active Directory
    • Directory Support, including support for Active Directory, NetIQ eDirectory, OpenLDAP, and other RFC compliant directory servers
    • Support for Micro Focus Advanced Authentication

    Authorization (Access Control)

    • LDAP integration to restrict terminal, printer, and file transfer session access to authorized users
    • Access control for session access based on individual identity or LDAP group membership
    • LDAP-based access control enforced through secure token authorization technology
    • Dynamic LDAP group support
    • Secure terminal and file transfer connections to multiple hosts through a single port in the firewall


    • MSS Management Server log
    • MSS Security Proxy Server log
    • MSS Metering Server log
    • Log data tracks usage by LDAP-distinguished names

    Encryption and Security

    • FIPS 140-2-validated cryptographic module (Certificate #3152)
    • TLS and HTTPS
    • 256-bit AES, 128-bit AES, and Triple DES
    • RSA
    • DSS/Diffie-Hellman

    Support for MSS add-On components*

    • Security Proxy Add-On: Deliver end-to-end encryption and enforce access control at the perimeter with patented security technology.
    • Advanced Authentication Add-On: Enable multifactor authentication to authorize access to your valuable host systems.
    • Automated Sign-On for Mainframe Add-On: Enable automated sign-on to IBM 3270 applications via your identity and access management system.
    • PKI Automated Sign-On Add-On: PKI-enable automated application sign-on to your critical enterprise systems.
    • Terminal ID Management Add-On: Dynamically allocate terminal IDs based on username, DNS name, IP address, or address pool.

    *Requires an additional license

    • Installation support
    • Automated installer for Windows and Linux with all necessary components
    • Automated installer for Linux on Z runs with your supplied Java runtime
    • Native 64-bit installer support for 64-bit versions of Windows and Linux

    Server platforms supported**

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP4
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
    • Windows 2012
    • Linux on Z Systems
      • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP4
      • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

    ** Supported versions include those listed and higher

    System requirements

    • Workstations running Micro Focus client software (see Micro Focus Clients Supported above)
      • A web browser that supports Java 8 or above if using links list feature
      • Java Runtime Environment 8 or above if using links list feature
    • MSS Administrative Console
      • A web browser that supports JavaScript and Cookies
    • MSS Administrative Server, Metering Server, and Terminal ID Management Add-On
      • Java Servlet 2.3-compliant servlet engine and Java Server Pages (JSP) 1.2
    • MSS Security Proxy Add-On
      • Java Runtime Environment 8 or above
    • MSS Advanced Authentication Add-On
      • Micro Focus Advanced Authentication Appliance 5.2 or above
    • MSS Automated Sign-On for Mainframe Add-On
      • IBM Digital Certificate Access Service (DCAS) running on z/OS
      • OS/390 V2R10 or above
      • RACF configured for DCAS

    Micro Focus clients supported

release-rel-2021-8-1-6624 | Wed Jul 28 16:06:13 PDT 2021
Wed Jul 28 16:06:13 PDT 2021