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What is secure gateway service?

What is secure gateway service?

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What is IBM Secure Gateway?

IBM® Secure Gateway for IBM Cloud service provides a quick, easy, and secure solution for connecting anything to anything. By deploying the light-weight and natively installed Secure Gateway Client, a secure, persistent connection can be established between your environment and the cloud.

How does a secure gateway work?

How does a secure web gateway work? All traffic to and from users to other networks must pass through the gateway that monitors it. The gateway monitors this traffic for malicious code, web application use, and all user/non-user attempted URL connections.

What is secure gateway in Desktop Central?

Desktop Central Secure Gateway Server is a component that will be exposed to the internet. This Secure Gateway Server acts as an intermediate server between the managed roaming agents and the Desktop Central server. All communications from the roaming agents will be navigated through the Secure Gateway.

What is a secure gateway for VPN?

A VPN gateway is a type of networking device that connects two or more devices or networks together in a VPN infrastructure. It is designed to bridge the connection or communication between two or more remote sites, networks or devices and/or to connect multiple VPNs together.

What is IBM API connect?

IBM® API Connect is an integrated API management offering, where all of the steps in the API lifecycle, and the actions that surround it, are performed within the offering. Create and manage self-service portals that expose the API to API consumers.

What is the purpose of SWG?

A secure web gateway (SWG) prevents users from accessing malicious website traffic on the internet and in the cloud that could infect their devices and compromise the internal network of your organization. It also ensures that users access the internet in compliance with your organization’s regulation policies.

What is the difference between CASB and SWG?

CASB vs SWG? A CASB has a separate, and more distinctive role. Differing from the use case for SWG, which focuses on the broader filtering and protection against inbound threats and filtering illegitimate web traffic, a CASB is more deeply integrated and has control over your cloud application usage.

How do I setup a secure gateway server Desktop Central?

To introduce Secure Gateway server based communication to the central server, follow the steps given below:

  1. Modify Settings in Central Server.
  2. Install and configure Secure Gateway server.
  3. Copy the certificates.
  4. Infrastructure recommendations.

Is desktop central secure?

Agent Security The Desktop Central agent always sends its identity, that is encrypted, to the server for mutual authentication. Only an agent with a trusted certificate can contact or interact with the server. It is configurable to suit one’s requirement. Refer this document to learn how.

What is a secure gateway and how to connect on-premises to?

The Bluemix Secure Gateway Service easily enables secure access to data and applications across environments, whether it be from on-premises to the cloud, one cloud to another cloud, or just from your laptop to the cloud.

Can a secure gateway be installed on a LAN?

By this mapping, the WAN agents of roaming users will access Desktop Central server via Secure Gateway (using internet) and the agents within the LAN network will directly reach Desktop Central server, hence leading to quicker resolution. You can install Secure Gateway Server on any of these Windows operating system versions:

When to use secure gateway for mobile communication?

This document will explain you the steps involved in securing the communication of roaming users using Secure Gateway Server. Secure Gateway Server can be used when roaming agents (on the mobile devices and desktops) access the server through internet.

How to use Secure Gateway in desktop central?

Username & Password: Enter Desktop Central user’s credentials with administrative privilege. Secure Gateway’s Public IP address with the port 8383 (https) should be provided to Desktop Central server for accessibility verification.