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How to Encrypt DB2 Database using Centralized KeyStore

In blog How to Encrypt DB2 database we went through step by step process of configuring DB2 Native Encryption using Local KeyStore. Local KeyStore has overhead of backup and maintenance and in case Local KeyStore is not accessible due to any reason and you are unable to recover it then you cannot access your encrypted database, also restore from encrypted database backups will not be possible. To reduce this overhead you can use Centralized KeyStore. In this blog we will see step by step process to configure DB2 Native Encryption using Centralized KeyStore.

How to Encrypt DB2 Database using Centralized KeyStore?

Step1: Prerequisite - Digital Certificate

You can use self signed digital certificate as well but it is advised to use digital certificated signed by CA when using Centralized KeyStore.