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Elements for Modifying Data Encryption Properties

The following table lists the XML elements available to modify the data encryption properties using the command line interface.

Element Description of the element value
encryptData Use this option to modify the encryption properties on the storage policy copy.

1 (to modify encryption properties), and 2 (to use the existing setting).

encryptionType The cipher to use for data encryption.

AES / BLOWFISH / DES3 / GOST / SERPENT / TWOFISH

Note: Values for encryptionType element are case-sensitive.

encryptionKeyLength The key length to use with the cipher in the encryptionType parameter.
  • 3-DES cipher: 192
  • AES (Rijndael), Blowfish, Serpent, and TwoFish ciphers:
    • 128
    • 256
  • GOST cipher: 256
preserveEncryptionModeAsInSource Uses the encryption option configured on the source storage policy copy.

1 (enable), 0 (disable), and 2 (to use the existing setting).

auxCopyReencryptData Re-encrypts the data using specified cipher.

1 (enable), 0 (disable), and 2 (use the existing setting).

storePlainText No encryption. Data is stored as plain text on secondary storage.

1 (enable), 0 (disable), and 2 (to use the existing setting).

encryptOnNetworkUsingSelectedCipher Backed up data is encrypted during transmission and then stored as plain text on the secondary storage.

1 (enable), 0 (disable), and 2 (to use the existing setting).

Use this parameter when storePlainText is enabled.

storeKeyOnMedia To enable direct media access via media password option.

1 (enable), 0 (disable), and 2 (to use the existing setting).