Integration Guides

Microsoft Host Guardian Service and Shielded Virtual Machines

This guide covers the integration of the Host Guardian Service (HGS) role included in Microsoft Windows Server 2016 with the nCipher range of hardware security modules (HSMs). This guide is intended to support configuration of a single node Admin-trusted attestation HGS, which will provide hardware protection for the attestation and encryption keys required for delivering Shielded Virtual Machine (SVM) functionality provided with Windows Server 2016.