1 Introduction

The Windows Security Health Agent (WSHA) and Windows Security Health Validator (WSHV) Protocol is included in the packet payload specified in the Protocol Bindings for SoH, as specified in [TNC-IF-TNCCSPBSoH]. The WSHA reports the system security health state to the WSHV, which responds with quarantine and remediation instructions if the status reported is not compliant with the defined security health policy. If the status is compliant with the security health policy, the WSHV responds by allowing the client into the network.

Sections 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.