Core Processes and Configuration Files

Control Manager saves system configuration settings and temporary files in XML format.

The following tables describe the configuration files and processes used by Control Manager.

Table 1. Control Manager Configuration Files

Configuration File

Description

AuthInfo.ini

Configuration file that contains information about private key file names, public key file names, certificate file names, and the encrypted passphrase of the private key as well as the host ID and port.

aucfg.ini

ActiveUpdate configuration file

TVCS_Cert.pem

Certificate used by SSL authentication

TVCS_Pri.pem

Private Key used by SSL

TVCS_Pub.pem

Public Key used by SSL

ProcessManager.xml

Used by ProcessManager.exe

CmdProcessorEventHandler.xml

Used by CmdProcessor.exe

DMRegisterinfo.xml

Used by CasProcessor.exe

DataSource.xml

Stores the connection parameters for Control Manager processes

SystemConfiguration.xml

Control Manager system configuration file

agent.ini

MCP agent file

Table 2. Control Manager Processes

Processes

Description

ProcessManager.exe

Launches and stops other Control Manager core processes

CmdProcessor.exe

Sends XML instructions, formed by other processes, to managed products, processes product registration, sends alerts, performs scheduled tasks, and applies Outbreak Prevention Policies

LogReceiver.exe

Receives managed product logs and messages. Starting with Control Manager 3.0 Service Pack 4, LogReceiver.exe only handles logs coming from Trend Micro Damage Control Services and Trend Micro Vulnerability Assessment

LogProcessor.exe

Receives logs from managed products, and receives entity information from managed products

LogRetriever.exe

Retrieves and saves logs in the Control Manager database

ReportServer.exe

Generates Control Manager reports

MsgReceiver.exe

Receives messages from the Control Manager server and managed products

CasProcessor.exe

Allows a Control Manager server to manage other Control Manager servers

inetinfo.exe

Microsoft Internet Information Service process

cm.exe

Manages dmserver.exe and mrf.exe

dmserver.exe

Provides the Control Manager web console log on page and manages the Product Directory (Control Manager-side)

sCloudProcessor.NET.exe

Requests the Control Manager web console or other processes to provide a job ID for the issuer to query statuses, query results, and cancel requests; used by the User/Endpoint Directory