Software packages on the installation media

This guide lists the contents of the component bundles and the additional software supplied on your Security World Software installation media.

Entrust supply the hardserver and associated software as bundles of common components that provide much of the required software for your installation. In addition to the component bundles, provide individual components for use with specific applications and features supported by certain Entrust modules.

To list installed components, use the ncversions command-line utility.

Security World installation media

The following component bundles and additional components are supplied on the Security World installation media.

Linux Package Windows Feature in the Installer Content


nShield Hardware Support

Hardware Support package, including the nShield Server. On Linux this also contains the PCIe HSM device drivers.


nShield Core Tools

Management utilities, including generatekey, diagnostic, OpenSSL, performance tools, Remote Administration Client cmd, and the PKCS#11 library.


nShield CipherTools

Developer package example programs, and developer libraries for the nCore, SecurityWorld and PKCS#11 APIs for C/C++ and Python.


nShield Developer Reference

Reference Documentation for the nCore API.


nShield CSPs (CAPI, CNG)

CAPI and CNG providers and associated tools.


nShield Debug

PDB and .map files for nShield libraries and executables.


nShield Device Drivers

Device drivers for PCI and USB attached nShield devices, included in hwsp for Linux.


nShield Java

nCipherKM JCA/JCE Provider, associated classes (including nFast Java generic stub classes) and the KeySafe application.


nShield Java Developer

Java developer libraries and documentation for the nCore API and generic stub.


nShield SNMP

nShield SNMP service and tools.


nShield Remote Administration Client Tools

Remote Administration Client tools and shortcuts, included in ctls for Linux.


nShield Trusted Verification Device

Driver for the Trusted Verification Device (TVD), included in ctls for Linux.


nShield Remote Administration Server

nShield Remote Administration server for enabling communication between remote clients and their Type3 smartcards and this machine.