Managing Encryption Keys On Windows Agent
RSA keys help to control authentication between the CDP Agent and the CDP Server. The first time the CDP Agent runs, it will generate a new RSA Public and Private Key. The CDP Server will do the same. To communicate with the CDP Server, the Agent must have a file containing the CDP Server's Public Key.
- Adding the Server Key to Windows Agent — To allow a CDP Server to connect to your Windows Agent to perform Backups, you must first add a Key for the CDP Server. Instructions on how to add the Server Public Key to your Agent using the Windows CDP Configuration Utility.
- Viewing Server Keys Installed on Windows Agent — After the Server Key is added to the CDP Agent, you can view the Server Public Key in your Windows CDP Agent Configuration Utility. Instructions on how to access the added keys in the Windows CDP Agent Configuration Utility interface.
- Uninstall the Server Key from Windows Agent — If you have previously allowed a CDP Server to connect to your CDP Agent but you do not want to allow future requests, you will need to remove the Server Key for the CDP Server. Instructions on how to delete the Server Public Key using the Windows CDP Agent Configuration Utility.