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New Year, New Changes!

With 2021 in the rear view mirror I wanted to look back and talk about some recent changes that have already transpired in 2021


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Changes Ahead

Most people post their New Years' blog posts within the first week of the new year. But, there have been some things brewing that I needed to wait to complete. This blog post isn’t like my other posts. It’s a brief look back at what transpired in 2020 and what I hope to accomplish this year. I also have an announcement about some exciting new changes that have been brewing since late last year. Before I forget, Happy New Year!!

Add a HyTrust KMS to vCenter v7 as a Key Provider

In vCenter 7 VMware moved away from the term KMS (Key Management Server) to Key Provider. This post will explain how to add HyTrust KeyControl as a Key Provider in vCenter 7.


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vCenter Key Provider (KMS)

In my How to Deploy a HyTrust KeyControl 2-node Cluster post I walked through the steps for deploying and configuring a 2-node HyTrust KeyControl cluster. Now that you have it deployed, let’s start using it. But before we can do that, we need to add it vCenter as a Key Provider. Let’s go!!

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