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What are the circumstances where an external key manager is contacted by a node?

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • NetApp Volume Encryption (NVE)
  • NetApp Aggregate Encryption (NAE)

Answer

A node contacts the key manager when:

  • Booting
  • Creating a key for a new volume or rekey of an existing volume.
  • Deletion of a volume to remove the key.
  • At the request of one of the following commands:

security key-manager query

security key-manager restore

security key-manager show -status

 

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