Installing a Direct Connect Zone Proxy

About Direct Connect Zone Proxies

For installations with Direct Connect, install a zone proxy to enable connections to endpoints through the Zone Server appliance. This configuration is required to use Direct Connect with endpoints that connect to the Module Server through a Zone Server.

Import and configure Direct Connect

In the Tanium Console, go to Administration > Configuration > Solutions and import Direct Connect. See Direct Connect User Guide: Installing Direct Connect for steps on how to import Direct Connect, verify the installation, and then set up Direct Connect. When you reach the steps to configure zone proxies, use the following steps to install the Direct Connect Zone Proxy to the Zone Server appliance.

Obtain the Direct Connect Zone Proxy Installer file

Work with Tanium Support to obtain the Direct Connect Zone Proxy Installer file for the Zone Server appliance. For more information, see Contact Tanium Support.

Install or upgrade the Direct Connect Zone Proxy on the Zone Server Appliance

  1. Use SFTP to copy the file to the Zone Server /incoming folder.
  2. Sign in to the TanOS console of the Zone Server Appliance as a user with the tanadmin role.
  3. Enter 1 to go to the Tanium Installation menu. ClosedView screen
  4. Enter D to go to the Tanium Direct Connect Zone Proxy menu. ClosedView screen
  5. Select an option from the list to install or upgrade the Direct Connect Zone Proxy. ClosedView screen
  6. If you are performing initial installation of the Direct Connect Zone Proxy, copy the provision secret and certificate that appears at the end of the installation. Follow the steps that appear to return to the Direct Connect settings in the Tanium Console to complete the configuration. For steps to configure a zone proxy in Direct Connect, see Direct Connect User Guide: Configure Zone Proxies.
  7. Press Q and Enter to exit the installation.

Remove the Direct Connect Zone Proxy

  1. Sign in to the TanOS console of the Zone Server Appliance as a user with the tanadmin role.
  2. Enter 1 to go to the Tanium Installation menu. ClosedView screen
  3. Enter D to go to the Tanium Direct Connect Zone Proxy menu. ClosedView screen
  4. Enter X and follow the prompts to remove the Direct Connect Zone Proxy.