Encryption Keys

An encryption key is a string of random characters that is used to bring data to a scrambled format and back to unscrambled. Encryption keys encode and decode initial data blocks or underlying keys in the key hierarchy.

Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows uses 4 types of keys:

  • 3 service keys generated by Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows:
  • 1 key generated based on a user password: a user key.

Encryption Keys


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