Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 431631
RHEL5.2 Release Notes: TrouSerS and tpm-tools
Last modified: 2014-10-19 18:56:18 EDT
Hi Tim, adding the following to the RHEL5.2 release notes under "Technology
TrouSerS and tpm-tools
TrouSerS and tpm-tools are included in this release to enable use of Trusted
Platform Module (TPM) hardware.TPM hardware features include (among others):
* Creation, storage, and use of RSA keys securely (without being exposed
* Verification of a platform's software state using cryptographic hashes
TrouSerS is an implementation of the Trusted Computing Group's Software
Stack (TSS) specification. You can use TrouSerS to write applications that make
use of TPM hardware. tpm-tools is a suite of tools used to manage and utilize
For more information about TrouSerS, refer to http://trousers.sourceforge.net/.
please advise if any further revisions are required. thanks!
the RHEL5.2 release notes will be dropped to translation on April 15, 2008, at
which point no further additions or revisions will be entertained.
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Tracking this bug for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 Release Notes.
This Release Note is currently located in the Technology Previews section.
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