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HEM and IngEstate are Ingenico Terminal Management Systems. Elavon maintains an HEM/IngEstate server to update Simplify PIN pads. This section explains how PIN Pads are maintained.
Signed Sensitive Files
For purposes of security, sensitive Simplify files are signed. Unsigned sensitive files, or files signed with a different certificate, will not be accepted by the PIN Pad. If this occurs, a signing error message will be displayed after the file is loaded to the PIN Pad. The merchant will then need to contact Elavon.
HEM and IngEstate are Ingenico PIN Pad management systems. Simplify is currently transitioning from the use of IngEstate to HEM.
The HEM/IngEstate update process can be initiated manually on the PIN Pad, by command from the POS (see the Ingenico Simplify Developer Guide under Initiate HEM/IngEstate Message for details), or scheduled by Elavon. Once initiated, the process proceeds automatically. When the update process is complete, the PIN Pad will reboot.
The HEM/IngEstate update process can be initiated manually from the Elavon Sub Menu. As described under Accessing the Elavon Main Menu, this menu can be accessed during the PIN pad boot up sequence. (See Navigation and Data Entry on Ingenico PIN Pads for device-specific details.)
Select Initiate HEM/IngEstate from the Elavon Sub Menu to initiate the HEM/IngEstate update process.
Viewing Simplify Load Information (0 Screen)
Information on the Simplify load present in the PIN pad is displayed during boot up and by keying 0 when the PIN pad is in a closed state. (To lengthen the display, press the + or – key.) For additional fields, scroll down. This information may be requested by Elavon for troubleshooting purposes. The PIN pad will return to the usual closed screen after several seconds.
Sample Field Values
The fields on this screen will vary by implementation. The following list contains a sample of the available fields:
- Serial: 07225277
- TMS ID: 88802013
- Version: N-OG-2.03.12819 - 28119
- SREV: 14
- Package: 2.28.5
- IP Eth: xxx.xxx.x.44
- Merchant: Test01
- Comm Option: Use Others
- POS-SIM: TCPIP - Non-SSL – 6000
- SIM-Host: TCPIP
- SIM-HEM: TCPIP
- Comm: (ETH Wifi BT capable)
- 01/05/22 - 11:22:50
- Release: 2.03.028.119
- EMVCert: 2.26
- EmvKernel: 0901
- ParmVer: 2.28.2
- TndrVer: 2.28.2
- EMVParm: EMVPARM-E4-2–>
- CAKeys: QA-1.0
- ClessParm: CLESSEMV-E4-1-V2.3
- TSA Serial: DENVER03757500
- SDK Ver: 11.20.2.PatchG(b45)
- Device: Lane 5000 PCIv4 PCIv5
- memTMSID: 88802013
- Flash Memory: 503332
- Flash Free Code: 386555
- Flash Free Data: 386555
- RAM Memory: 518270
- RAM Memory Free: 410492
- PosIP Acpt Active
- CurrIP: xxx.xxx.x.226
- Tracing: ON
The above fields provide the following information:
|Serial:||Device L3 Serial Number|
|TMS ID:||TMS Identifier|
|Version:||Simplify load level information in two parts:|
|SREV:||Sublevel of build|
|Package:||ID of package used to build current load|
|IP Eth:||Partially masked IP address of PIN Pad **|
|Merchant:||Customer for whom load was built|
|Comm Option:||Indicates whether or not Bluetooth to Base is used for POS communications|
|POS-SIM:||Communications type and port used between Simplify and POS|
|SIM-Host:||Communications type used between Simplify and host|
|SIM-HEM:||Communications type used between Simplify and HEM|
|Release:||ID of base code tied to the current release.|
For more information, see the Simplify Ingenico Developer Guide under Versioning.
|EmvKernel:||EMV Kernel version|
|CAKeys:||EMV Keys version|
|ClessParm:||ClessEMV (or ClessMSD) version|
|TSA Serial:||Device L4 Serial Number|
|SDK Ver:||SDK version|
|ScrSaver:||Screen Saver group ID|
|RKI:||Status of last Remote Key Injection file download|
|Device:||PIN Pad model(s). Includes PCI v3, v4 and/or v5.|
|Flash Memory:||Total Flash memory in PIN Pad|
|Flash Free Code:||Unused Flash code space|
|Flash Free Data:||Unused Flash data space|
|RAM Memory:||Total RAM memory in PIN Pad|
|RAM Memory Free:||Unused RAM memory|
|PosIP Acpt||Status of Simplify-POS IP connection|
|CurrIP:||Partially masked IP address of POS connected to PIN Pad|
|Tracing:||Debug logging (ON/OFF)|
** IP Eth: initially displays the partially masked IP Address of the PIN Pad (as shown above). An optional feature is available allowing this field to display the unmasked address. If this feature is present, pressing Enter at the load information screen will display a login screen. After logging in on this screen (special password required), the load information screen will be redisplayed with the IP Address unmasked. Please contact your Elavon representative if you want to implement this feature.
Remote Key Injection
Simplify supports Remote Key Injection (RKI). This section documents how to determine the outcome of an attempted key injection. For more information on RKI, consult your Elavon representative.
When the PIN Pad restarts after an attempted key injection, RKI messages will be displayed during the bootup sequence. The first RKI message will always be as follows:
This message will be followed by a second RKI message indicating the outcome of the attempted injection. There are three possible scenarios:
If the RKI file downloaded to the PIN Pad is invalid, the following error message will be displayed:
If the RKI file is valid, but the serial number in the file does not match that in the PIN Pad, an error message will be displayed showing the L4 serial number of the PIN Pad. E.g.:
If the key injection is successful, the following message will be displayed:
Exiting Reversal Mode
The host approval will need to be reversed when either of the following situations occur:
- An EMV transaction is approved by the host and declined by the chip.
- The customer removes their card from the chip reader before the transaction is completed.
If a reversal is needed, Simplify will go into reversal mode to force the reversal. It does this by sending a reversal (Tran Type 11) to the host, and resending the reversal (if necessary), until a response is received. While this is taking place, any other transactions that are sent to the PIN pad will be processed offline.
The PIN pad can be rebooted and commanded to exit reversal mode from the Elavon Main Menu, as follows:
Reboot the PIN pad. When a rectangle appears in the lower right corner of the screen, press the Enter (green) key to display the ELAVON SUB MENU.
Select Elavon Main Menu and login to display this menu.
Scroll down and select REMOVE EMV REVERSAL (only present if currently in reversal mode).
Select RESTART to reboot the PIN pad.
If Simplify is forced out of reversal mode, the data required to request the reversal is sent to the POS in a Void Sale Response (11) message, after which the PIN pad returns to normal processing mode.
Forcing Simplify to exit reversal mode is an exception procedure that should only be used when necessary. If Simplify is forced out of reversal mode, the merchant will be responsible for ensuring that the transaction is reversed by the host, using the data in the Void Transaction Response. Elavon strongly recommends allowing Simplify to reverse all host-approved transactions that are declined by the chip.
TLS 1.2 Cipher Groups
The following TLS 1.2 cipher groups (suites) are supported for Simplify build 119:
- TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA256 (0x003d)
- TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA (0x0035)
- TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256 (0x009c)
- TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA256 (0x003c)
- TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA (0x002f)
- TLS_EMPTY_RENEGOTIATION_INFO_SCSV (0x00ff)