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Creating a data page for a master key from a custom source

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To configure a keystore for a master key by using a data page reference, create the data page. Use this data page to retrieve a master key from an external source.

You must complete the following task before you can configure a keystore: Creating a keystore for application data encryption
  1. On the Main tab of the keystore, next to the Source data page field, click the Add icon.

  2. Enter the Label, Identifier, and Apply to class for the data page, and then click Create and open.

  3. In the Structure list, select Page.

  4. In the Object type field, enter Data-Admin-Security-Keystore.

  5. In the Mode list, select Read-Only.

  6. In the Scope list, select Node.

  7. In the Data sources section, in the Source list, select Activity.

  8. If a Java code step that creates and populates the keystore data page does not exist, create an activity to do so. For more information, see Creating a data page activity for a master key from a custom source.

  9. In the Activity name field, enter the name of the activity that creates and populates the keystore data page.

  10. Click Parameters.

  11. Select the Pass current parameter page check box and click Submit.

  12. Click Save.

  • Creating a data page activity for a master key from a custom source

    To configure a master key keystore with a data page reference to a custom source, create the activity that loads the keystore into the data page.

  • Data pages

    A data page defines the contents of a clipboard page and enables the system to access data from a range of sources on demand.

  • Configuring a keystore for a master key from a custom source

    You can configure a keystore for a master encryption key that is stored in an external source, such as a key management service. Use keystores to encrypt, authenticate, and serve content over HTTPS. Master keys can encrypt data that is temporarily stored, for example, cached requestor IDs, or data that is persisted, such as data in a database.

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