Encryption Keys

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    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