Restoring keys from a file

Encryption License Key User Guide

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You can restore the data encryption keys from a file backed up on the computer.

  • Block the LDEVs associated to the encrypted parity group. For details, see the Provisioning Guide.
  • 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, click Restore Keys > From File.
  3. In the Restore Keys from File window, click Browse, and then click OK.
  4. In the Open dialog box, select the backup file, and then click Open.
  5. In the Restore Keys from File window, complete the following item and then click Finish:
    • File Name displays the name of the selected file.

      View-only: Yes

    • In Password, type the password for the data encryption key that you entered when you backed up the selected encryption key file.
  6. 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.

    Click Apply.

    The backup data encryption key is restored.