CA Top Secret to change Secfile from Triple-DES to AESENC(256), is it mandatory to run a TSSMAINT and TSSXTEND?

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Article ID: 37956

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CA Top Secret CA Top Secret - LDAP

Issue/Introduction

Question:

In order to change from Triple-DES to AESENC(256), is it mandatory to run a TSSMAINT and TSSXTEND?

Answer:

Yes:

To convert a security file from Triple-DES encryption to AES encryption: 

Run TSSMAINT to initialize a new security file and to specify the AESENCRYPT option. 

Run TSSXTEND to copy the old security file to the new security file.

 

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Release: TOPSEC00200-15-Top Secret-Security
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