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

  • A SafeNet network HSM is installed in the network, ready to use, and accessible to the NetScaler. That is, the NSIP address is added as an authorized client on the HSM.
  • Licenses are available to support the required number of partitions on the HSM.
  • The SafeNet 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.


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


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