Disabling or removing the encryption software

Encryption License Key User Guide

Version
9.8.7
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-98RD9017-17

Use this workflow to disable or remove the Encryption License Key software.

Note: When you disable a software license, you can re-enable the license. When you remove a software license, you must contact customer support if you want to reinstall the license. For additional information about disabling and removing software licenses, see the System Administrator Guide.
  • Verify that encryption is disabled on all encrypted parity groups.

    If encryption is enabled on any parity groups, the software license cannot be disabled or removed. For instructions on disabling encryption, see Disabling data encryption on a parity group that does not contain pool volumes.

  • Verify that the encryption environmental settings have been initialized.

    If the encryption environmental settings have not been initialized, the software license cannot be disabled or removed. For instructions on initializing the encryption environmental settings, see Initializing the encryption environmental settings.

  • You must have the Storage Administrator (Initial Configuration) role to perform this task.
  1. In the Explorer pane, click Administration, and then click License Keys.
  2. In the License Keys window, select Encryption License Key, and then click Disable Licenses or Remove.
  3. Check the settings in the confirmation window, and then click Apply.