NCPA - Agent Passive Service/ Encrypted

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NCPA - Agent Passive Service/ Encrypted

Postby charlie126 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:35 am

hi,

I am using check_ncpa.py - Active Checks, would it be best practice to disable the 'NCPA Passive - ncpapassive' service on the Windows Servers. Is there any added value in leaving this service running by default?

Also am i correct in saying that when using check_ncpa.py to perform Active Checks, the communication is TLSv1.2 encrypted by default?

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Re: NCPA - Agent Passive Service/ Encrypted

Postby cdienger » Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:23 pm

If NCPA isn't sending any passive checks then the passive service can be disabled.

Yes, it does TLSv.12 by default. In the ncpa.cfg you'll see:

ssl_version = TLSv1_2
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