Is the communication between CA Workload Automation DE Desktop Client and DE Server encrypted?

Document ID : KB000030461
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction: 

Type of encryption used for communication between Workload Automation Desktop Client and DE Server.

Question: 

Is the communication between Workload Automation Desktop Client and DE Server encrypted?

Environment:  

Windows, Linux and UNIX

Answer: 

Yes, the product uses AES encryption for socket communication between DE Server and the Desktop Client. 

Additional Information:

Workload Automation DE (from R11.3 onwards) uses “RSA BSAFE Crypto-J library” for encryption and decryption, and is FIPS140-2 compliant.