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Status Planned for future release
Workspace IBM DS8000
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 2, 2023

Data At Rest customized certificate : CN should be customizable

When you want to implement Data At Rest on DS8xxx with key servers, you can use a customized certificate. The CN field value must be the storage facility image (SFI) ID for the storage system. For example, CN=2107-75NR699. This is mandatory, and if you do not so you cannot even import the customized certificate. This requirement is a problem, when you work with Thales Cipher Trust key servers, because you cannot use the domains implemetation and you must define the new disk array at the Root level. 

The idea is to give more flexibility in the customization of DAR certificate and let customers use a CN different from SFI id.

Idea priority Medium