You can use the secret phrase across multiple sites.


Install an Smart Assurance product at a primary site.


  1. Use the sm_rebond utility to change the secret phrase.
    Note: Do not use the sm_rebond utility on the other Manager if the files are moved to the Manager before it is started.
  2. Use the sm_edit utility to update the security configuration files and seed files of the suite as needed.
  3. Copy the imk.dat file, as well as the configuration files and seed files to the other installations of the software.
    Note: The imk.dat file can only be copied to other systems with the same operating system (OS), OS version, and FIPS 140 mode setting.