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Considerations when Enabling vSAN Encryption

In previous posts, I talked about vSAN Encryption architecture, and how to enable such feature. However, there are a couple of considerations aside from the requirements that should be taken into account prior to enabling vSAN Encryption. 285 more words


Emulation of AESENC and AESENCLAST instructions in x86 assembly


aesenc and aesenclast are AES-NI instructions impelemented on the x86 architecture.

Recently, a well known cryptographer J.P Aumasson published code to emulate these instructions in C, which would be very useful for emulators, and virtual machines in general. 697 more words


Encrypt your NFS packets end to end with krb5p and ONTAP 9.2!

NFS has always had a running joke about security, with a play on the acronym stating that NFS was “Not For S… 844 more words