Disable encryption between Controller and Monitoring Agents

For security reasons, encryption of the data exchanges between the Controller and the Monitoring Agents is enabled by default.

  1. On the Controller side, edit the [Network]connection.ssl.Monitor key in the <Controller>/conf/controller.properties file, and set the value to disabled.
  2. Re-start the Controller.
Advanced settings

Encryption is configured using different values that can be set both on Controller and Monitoring Agent ends. The following table shows the various states for Controller-Monitoring Agent encryption.

 

Monitoring agent

negotiate (default)

enabled

disabled

Controller

 

enabled (default)

Encryption

Encryption

Clear

disabled

Clear

Clear

Clear

negotiate

Clear

Encryption

Clear