IBM DS8870 and NIST SP 800-131a Compliance

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 12 March 2014, updated 08 April 2014

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IBM Form #: REDP-5069-00
(42 pages)

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Authors: Bert Dufrasne, Andre Candra, Scott Helmick, Peter Kimmel, Abilio de Oliveira, Axel Westphal, Bruce Wilson


This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes how the IBM DS8870 addresses compliance with the National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-131a (SP 800-131a). This publication helps customers tailor and configure their DS8870 environment to enable it for NIST SP 800-131a compliance.

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DS8870 environment and NIST SP 800-131a compliance
DS Network Interface
Storage Management Initiative - Specification interface
Configuring the DS GUI
Configuring the Web User Interface on the HMC
Configuring DS8870 remote access for NIST SP 800-131a
Encryption and key server compliance

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