Selecting a cipher suite

System Administrator Guide for VSP E990 and VSP G130, G/F350, G/F370, G/F700, G/F900

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Cipher suites are part of SSL Version 3 and OSI Transport Layer Security Version 1 Cipher Specifications.

You must have the Storage Administrator (View & Modify) role to complete this procedure.

  1. In the maintenance utility Menu navigation tree, click System Management.

  2. Click Select Cipher Suite.
  3. Select the type of communication to use between the management client and the storage system. The selections change the encryption level. Higher encryption provides better security but the communication speed is slower.
    • TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA (Prioritize Transmission Speed). This selection provides higher communication speed and lower security.
    • TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA256 (Prioritize Security). This selection provides higher security and lower communication speed.
  4. Click Apply to save the setting and close the dialog box.