Does Top Secret Have A Utility To Implement Data Set Encryption For Existing Datasets?


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Regarding the 'Use Case: Implement Data Pervasive Encryption with CA Top Secret' at the following link:

Is there any recommendation or suggestion to encrypt existing datasets rather than just new datasets? IBM may have a product called 'IBM z/OS Data Set Mobility Facility' to deal with conversion of existing unencrypted datasets. Does Top Secret have an option or utility to convert existing unencrypted datasets to become encrypted?


Release : 16.0

Component : CA Top Secret for z/OS


TSS does not have a utility to do this. To encrypt an existing dataset, the records need to be read and rewritten.