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Can one rotate the encryption key with new key passphrase

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  • Yes, one can rotate the encryption key with new key passphrase without any impact.
  • It can be rotated even when the cloud connectivity is disabled.
  • A passphrase will be used to encrypt the datastore encryption key, and must be provided whenever importing this datastore encryption key (such as part of a disaster recovery).
  • It is not stored within a configuration archive, and must be kept in a secure location.
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