Shared Secret and connection between RSA and Top Secret

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Article ID: 196973

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Top Secret Top Secret - LDAP WEB ADMINISTRATOR FOR TOP SECRET

Issue/Introduction

Does the shared secret from the token get passed back and forth between TSS and the RSA server to ensure that the response TSS receives is actually from the RSA server?
 

Environment

Release : 16.0

Component : CA Top Secret for z/OS

Resolution

Yes! Both the server's IP address and Shared Secret are utilized in communication with the RSA server (via TCP IP) for each logon authentication.