Manual Chapter : Key storage location for vCMP hosts and guests

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BIG-IP LTM

  • 17.0.0, 16.1.2, 16.1.1, 16.1.0, 16.0.1, 16.0.0, 15.1.5, 15.1.4, 15.1.3, 15.1.2, 15.1.1, 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.4, 14.1.3, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.5, 13.1.4, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0

BIG-IP DNS

  • 17.0.0, 16.1.2, 16.1.1, 16.1.0, 16.0.1, 16.0.0, 15.1.5, 15.1.4, 15.1.3, 15.1.2, 15.1.1, 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.4, 14.1.3, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.5, 13.1.4, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0
Manual Chapter

Key storage location for vCMP hosts and guests

The master key and unit key for a vCMP host are stored in these locations:
Host unit key
On systems that support electrically erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM).
Host master key
On the vCMP host in the master file in the directory
/config/bigip/kstore
, encrypted using the host's unit key.
The master key and unit key for each vCMP guest are stored in these locations:
Guest unit key
In the host's configuration. Encrypted using the host's master key.
Guest master key
On each vCMP guest in the master file in the directory
/config/bigip/kstore