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System z Cryptographic Services and z/OS PKI Services

An IBM Redbooks publication

Note: This is publication is now archived. For reference only.


Published on 06 May 2008, updated 20 May 2008

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ISBN-10: 0738485411
ISBN-13: 9780738485416
IBM Form #: SG24-7470-00

Authors: Bari Paola, Patrick Kappeler, Jonathan Barney, Jean Marc Darees, Pekka Hanninen, Robert Herman, Guillaume Hoareau, Nikhil V Kapre, MuHyun Kim, Gerard Laumay, Joel Porterie, Vicente Ranieri Jr., Dominique Richard and Daniel Turkenkopf

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    This IBM Redbooks publication describes System z cryptographic services and technologies. This document also discusses the cryptographic support available for Java and J2EE applications and the new support introduced in z/OS V1.9 for PKCS#11. We briefly describe the new PKI Services enhancement introduced with z/OS V1.9. Finally we provide a sample scenario of how an installation can use this technology, and we explain how to download the sample.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1. Using cryptography with advanced technologies

    Chapter 1. System z cryptography infrastructure

    Chapter 2. Hardware cryptography activity assessment on System z

    Chapter 3. Measuring hardware cryptography activity on z/OS with RMF

    Chapter 4. Assessing activity with OMEGAMON XE on z/OS and RMF

    Chapter 5. Java cryptography

    Chapter 6. z/OS PKCS#11

    Part 2. Managing keys

    Chapter 7. z/OS PKI Services

    Chapter 8. Sample scenario

    Appendix A. Additional material


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