CNG/EKM [4.17.2228]

Microsoft CNG/EKM Client

CNG/EKM Client Download and Installation

This installs the Fortanix CNG Provider, the EKM provider, and the PKCS#11 library.

See the Microsoft CNG developer guide for more details.

Operating System Compatibility Matrix

WINDOWS SERVER VERSION DSM WINDOWS CNG CLIENT 64-BIT SUPPORT DSM WINDOWS CNG CLIENT 32-BIT SUPPORT
Windows 2016 Server

YES

YES

Windows 2019 Server

YES

YES

Windows 2022 Server

YES

YES

CNG/EKM Client Installation from Public Repo using Private Chocolatey Server

  1. The Chocolatey window client is available in the following URL:
    https://chocolatey.org/install.
    Follow the instructions in the URL above to install the Chocolatey client.
  2. Add server to the Chocolatey sources list using the following command:
    choco source add -n="fortanix" --source="https://download.fortanix.com/chocolatey"
    choco source enable -n="fortanix"
  3. Install the CNG/EKM client using the following command:
    choco install fortanixkmsclient

CNG/EKM Client Uninstallation using Private Chocolatey Server

  1. Uninstall the CNG client using the following command:
    choco uninstall fortanixkmsclient
    
  2. Remove the server from Chocolatey sources list using the following command:
    choco source remove -n="fortanix"
    

CNG/EKM Client Upgrade using Private Chocolatey Server

Upgrade the CNG client using the following command:

choco upgrade fortanixkmsclient

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