NetVault Backup Plug-in for Advanced Encryption 2.2 - User's Guide

Introduction

About Dell™ NetVault™ Backup Plug‑in for Advanced Encryption

Dell™ NetVault™ Backup Plug-in for Standard Encryption (Plug-in for Standard Encryption) – The Plug‑in for Standard Encryption provides support for CAST-128 algorithm to protect your data and meet the regulatory requirements.
Dell™ NetVault™ Backup Plug-in for Advanced Encryption (Plug-in for Advanced Encryption) – The Plug-in for Advanced Encryption provides support for AES-256 and CAST-256 algorithms to protect your data and meet the regulatory requirements.
CAST-256 – CAST-256 uses the same elements as CAST-128, but it is adapted for a block size of 128 bits – twice the size of its 64-bit predecessor. Acceptable key sizes are 128, 160, 192, 224 and 256 bits. CAST-256 is composed of 48 rounds, sometimes described as 12 “quad-rounds”, arranged in a generalized Feistel network.
AES-256 – Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is an encryption standard adopted by the U.S. government. The standard comprises three block ciphers, AES-128, AES-192 and AES-256. Each AES cipher has a 128-bit block size, with key sizes of 128, 192 and 256 bits, respectively.

Target audience

Recommended additional reading

Dell NetVault Backup Installation Guide – This guide provides information about installing the NetVault Backup Server and Client software.
Dell NetVault Backup Administrator’s Guide – This guide provides information about configuring and using NetVault Backup to protect your data. It provides comprehensive information about all NetVault Backup features and functionality.
Dell NetVault Backup Command Line Interface Reference Guide – This guide provides information about using the NetVault Backup command line utilities.
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