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Rapid Recovery 6.2 - User Guide

Introduction to Rapid Recovery Core Console Core settings
Core settings key functions Rapid Recovery Core settings Core-level tools
Repositories Managing privacy Encryption Protecting machines
About protecting machines with Rapid Recovery Understanding the Rapid Recovery Agent software installer Deploying Agent to multiple machines simultaneously from the Core Console Using the Deploy Agent Software Wizard to deploy to one or more machines Modifying deploy settings Understanding protection schedules Protecting a machine About protecting multiple machines Enabling application support Settings and functions for protected Exchange servers Settings and functions for protected SQL servers
Managing protected machines Snapshots and recovery points Replication Events Reporting VM export Restoring data Bare metal restore
Bare metal restore for Windows machines Understanding boot CD creation for Windows machines Using the Universal Recovery Console for a BMR Performing a bare metal restore for Linux machines Verifying a bare metal restore
Managing aging data Archiving Cloud accounts The Local Mount Utility Core Console references REST APIs About us Glossary

Locking an encryption key

When an encryption key state is locked, it cannot be applied to any protected machine until it is unlocked. To lock an encryption key with a type of Universal, you must first change its type to Replicated.

Complete the steps in this procedure to lock an encryption key.

1.
Navigate to the Rapid Recovery Core.
The Encryption Keys page appears. The State column indicates which encryption keys are unlocked, and shows the type for each key.
The Change Encryption Key Type dialog box appears.

The Lock Encryption Key dialog box appears.

The dialog box closes, and the state of the selected encryption key is now locked.

Editing an encryption key

After an encryption key is defined, you can edit the name of the encryption key or the description of the key. These properties are visible when you view the list of encryption keys in the Encryption Keys pane.

Complete the steps in this procedure to edit the name or description of an existing unlocked encryption key.

The Encryption Keys page appears.

The Edit Encryption Key dialog box appears.

The dialog box closes, and the changes for the selected encryption key are visible on the Encryption Keys page.

Changing an encryption key passphrase

To maintain maximum security, you can change the passphrase for any existing encryption key. Complete the steps in this procedure to change the passphrase for an encryption key.

The Encryption Keys page appears.
The Change Passphrase dialog box appears.
4.
In the dialog box, in the Passphrase field, enter the new passphrase for the encryption.
5.
In the Confirm passphrase field, re-enter the identical passphrase.
6.
Click OK.

Exporting an encryption key

You can export an encryption key from any Rapid Recovery Core with the express purpose of using it in another Core. When you perform this procedure, the key is saved to the Downloads folder for the active Windows user account.

Complete the steps in this procedure to export an encryption key.

1.
Navigate to the Rapid Recovery Core.
The Encryption Keys page appears.
The Opening EncryptionKey-[name.key] dialog box appears.
4.
In the dialog box, select Save File to save and store the encryption keys in a secure location, and then click OK.
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