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How to ensure NFS uses strong encryption algorithms for secure data in motion ?

By SANDEEP PATIL posted Fri July 19, 2019 04:32 AM

Ensuring data is secure over the wire as well as on the disk is now a days a common norm. IBM Spectrum Scale provides secure data at rest at filesystem level as well as in motion for it's interface protocols. NFS is one such protocol which allows secure data in motion leveraging Kerberos. When data is encrypted , there are various algorithms that are available and supported - but typically you or your security auditor or your business compliance would want to make use of the most strong encryption algorithm which current is AES. So how do I configure IBM Spectrum Scale NFS to ensure that secure data in flight for NFS is making use of and allowing only the use of AES. Here is a blog that helps explain it in detail: