[Veritas-bu] Sun/StorageTek based LTO4 encryption
Tal.Shekel at uk.fujitsu.com
Tue Mar 2 07:38:58 CST 2010
I have also been looking at this as an option.
One of the considerations is the effect encryption has on compression.
I have heard you loose the ability to compress effectively when using
Have you noticed an effect on your tape drive compression when using
tape drive based encryption?
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Sent: 01 March 2010 21:26
To: Kevin C
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Subject: Re: [Veritas-bu] Sun/StorageTek based LTO4 encryption
On Mon, 1 Mar 2010, Kevin C wrote:
> Sorry if this topic is been discussed before.
> Looking for members who have implemented LTO4 based encryption on
> Sun/StorageTek/Oracle platforms, any useful
> are on HP LTO4 drives with SL500/SL3000 libraries. From what I
> this pretty much limits us to the StorageTek Crypto Key Management
> KMA appliances at each library site. The other option, today, is
> KMS software.
> Thank you.
I have using the IBM LTO-4 drives with STK libraries, works great, as
the firmware is version 7BG2, I have seen the drive reset itself if the
firmware is any other version (more recent ones). Also using NBU & KMS.
It works good, note you can only have 2 volume pools that use
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