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Version: 4.3.0

Secure SAS connection overview

Communication between the Administrator and the System Access Service (SAS) is based on the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) framework. When the Administrator and SAS are installed on different machines, NetTCPBinding is used for binary TCP communication. NetTCPBinding uses Windows credentials for authentication and is secure by default. All message packages are signed and encrypted over TCP protocol.

The guides in this section describe how to set up NetTcpBinding for different security modes:

General information

The guides require that you make modifications to the following files:

  • The SAS configuration file (iCoreSASvc.config), located in
    %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\\iCore Solutions\\iCPS\\SystemAccessService.
  • The Administrator configuration file (Web.config), located in the root directory of the site.

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Technical architecture & Runtime