KDFAES SUPPORT FOR NETMASTER

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Products

CA CMDB for z/OS CA NetSpy Network Performance CA NetMaster Network Automation CA SOLVE CA NetMaster Network Management for SNA CA NetMaster Network Management for TCP/IP CA NetMaster File Transfer Management

Issue/Introduction

Cust are currently running NetMaster r12.2 on z/OS 2.2.  RACF group has
informed that they would like to convert to KDFAES. Cust are in the plan-
ning stages to prepare to convert from their current legacy encryption
standard to AES (RACF uses KDFAES) for their mainframe LPARs. 

Is there a concern for NetMaster r12.2? Is there any maintenance required
for support of KDFAES?

Environment

OS: z/OS.

Resolution

This answer is from NetMaster L2 and from NetMaster Development:

There is nothing that cust have to do in regards to NetMaster--we are
OK.

Additional Information

This IBM RACF page (Planning Considerations for enabling KDFAES):

https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSLTBW_2.3.0/com.ibm.zos.v2r3.icha200/icha20091a.htm

contains various sections--such as:

Determine if programs you have written are affected