Enforcing encryption for SALTO Virtual Network plugin role database - SALTO Virtual Network 3.2

SALTO Virtual Network (SVN) Plugin Guide 3.2

Product
SALTO Virtual Network
Content type
Guides > Plugin and extension guides
Version
3.2
Language
English
Last updated
2023-11-10

Before you create a SALTO Virtual Network plugin role in Config Tool, you must ensure that the plugin has a secure connection with its database.

What you should know

  • This task is optional but is highly recommended.
  • When you create a SALTO Virtual Network plugin role in Config Tool, the plugin does not support the Encrypt connections option to be configured. You must manually enforce encryption to protect data in transit.
  • This encryption is configured on SQL Server Configuration Manager and affects all databases on SQL server instance.
  • If the encryption is not configured, then ensure that the plugin, its database and the SALTO system are all on the same closed network.

Procedure

  1. From the SQL Server Configuration Manager, select and expand SQL Server Network Configuration.
  2. Right-click Protocols for <SQL_instance> and select Properties.
    Tip: <SQL_instance> is the SQL server hosting the SALTO Virtual Network plugin database.
  3. Under the Flags tab, set Force Encryption to Yes.
  4. Click Ok and restart the SQL Server service.

Results

SALTO Virtual Network plugin is configured with an encrypted connection with its database.