Before you can use a Thales Luna network HSM with a NetScaler, make sure that the following prerequisites are met:

  • A Thales Luna network HSM is installed in the network, ready to use, and accessible to the NetScaler. That is, the NSIP address or the SNIP address is added as an authorized client on the HSM.
  • Licenses are available to support the required number of partitions on the HSM.
  • The Thales Luna network HSM and the NetScaler can initiate connections with each other through port 1792.
  • You are using NetScaler release 11.1 or later.
  • The NetScaler appliance does not contain a FIPS Cavium card.


Thales Luna network HSMs are not supported on the MPX 9700/10500/12500/15500 FIPS appliances.


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