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Need Process to migrate KMIP clients between servers

We would like to be able to move one or more KMIP clients and their respective symmetric keys from an older (e.g., v4.0.0.3) SKLM server to a current SGKLM server. We don't want to backup/restore the whole database because the target server already has needed items.

Currently, we can export/import the symmetric keys owned by the client as a "device group" having the same name as the client, and can export/import the client's certificate. But then things seem to fall apart. We cannot assign the certificate to the client on the target server due to: "CTGKM3408E Unable to obtain client details. Client with SFCMVSPBINF08 name not found." We also cannot create the client due to: "CTGKM3430E Unable to create client because a client with the same name SFCMVSPBINF08 already exists."

Even if we try to create a new client (having a different name), we cannot assign "ownership" of the symmetric keys to the client.

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  • Feb 10 2022
  • Future consideration

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