enquiry [-m MODULE]

Obtain information about the hardserver (Security World Software server) and the modules connected to it.

  • Check if the software has been installed correctly

  • Check the firmware version

  • Check if the Remote Operator feature is enabled

  • On a network-attached HSM: Check if the Serial Console feature is available

    On a PCIe or USB-attached HSM: Check the hardware status of the HSM

  • On a network-attached HSM: Check the hardware status of internal security modules


Option Description

Connection options


Views the pool of HSMs as a single resource.

Option to address HSMs

-m, --module=MODULE

Specifies the number of the module to perform the tests on.
If you only have one module, <MODULE> is 1.
If you specify module 0, enquiry prints data from only the hardserver.
If you do not specify a module number, the utility uses all modules by default.

Help options

-h, --help

Displays help for enquiry.

-u, --usage

Displays a brief usage summary for enquiry.

-v, --version

Displays the version number of the Security World Software that deploys enquiry.