Deleting (free) encryption keys from a file

Encryption License Key User Guide

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You can delete free encryption keys from a file on the Device Manager - Storage Navigator computer.

You can only delete encryption keys with the Free attribute. Encryption keys with other attributes (CEK, DEK, KEK) cannot be deleted.

Note: After deleting encryption keys, you should create the maximum number of encryption keys that you can create.
  • You must have the Security Administrator (View & Modify) role.
  1. On the Explorer pane, select Administration, and then select Encryption Keys.
  2. On the Encryption Keys tab, select the key ID for the key you want to delete from the Encryption Keys table, and click More Actions > Delete Keys.
  3. In the Delete Keys window, click Finish.
  4. In the Confirm window, confirm the settings, and enter your task name in Task Name.
    If you want the Tasks window to open after you click Apply, select Go to tasks window for status.
  5. Click Apply, and then click OK.
    The selected free encryption key is deleted.