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TLS 1.2 Support in Kofax Express 3.2

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Issue

How to enable TLS 1.2 support in Kofax Express 3.2

 

Cause

Kofax Express 3.2 relies on .NET Framework's Windows Communication Foundation to provide network communication and Transport Layer Security.  TLS 1.2 is supported by .NET Framework 4.6.1 and higher.

 

Solution

To configure .NET Framework to provide TLS 1.2 support to Kofax Express 3.2:

1. Install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 (or higher) if it is not already installed.

2. Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Kofax\Kofax Express\bin

3.  Open KofaxExpress.exe.config in a text editor such as Notepad

4.  Add the following lines in the Configuration section

<runtime>
<AppContextSwitchOverrides value="Switch.System.Net.DontEnableSchUseStrongCrypto=false" />
</runtime>
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If the <runtime>...</runtime> element is already present, just add the line:<AppContextSwitchOverrides value="Switch.System.Net.DontEnableSchUseStrongCrypto=false" />

5.  Save the changes to KofaxExpress.exe.config

6.  Open KofaxExpressBackgroundExport.exe.configin a text editor such as Notepad

7.  Add the following lines in the Configuration section

<runtime>
<AppContextSwitchOverrides value="Switch.System.Net.DontEnableSchUseStrongCrypto=false" />
</runtime>
Tip-Icon.png

f the <runtime>...</runtime> element is already present, just add the line:<AppContextSwitchOverrides value="Switch.System.Net.DontEnableSchUseStrongCrypto=false" />

8.  Save the changes to KofaxExpressBackgroundExport.exe.config

9.  Open KofaxExpressBackgroundExport.exe.configin a text editor such as Notepad

10.  Add the following lines in the Configuration section:

<runtime>
<AppContextSwitchOverrides value="Switch.System.Net.DontEnableSchUseStrongCrypto=false" />
</runtime>
Tip-Icon.png

If the <runtime>...</runtime> element is already present, just add the line:<AppContextSwitchOverrides value="Switch.System.Net.DontEnableSchUseStrongCrypto=false" />

11.  Save the changes to KofaxExpressBackgroundExport.exe.config

 

Level of Complexity 

Moderate

 

Applies to  

Product Version Build Environment Hardware
Kofax Express 3.2 ALL ALL N/A

References

N/A

 

 

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