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Set-VBOEncryptionKey

Short Description

Modifies encryption keys for object storage repositories.

Syntax

Set-VBOEncryptionKey -EncryptionKey <VBOEncryptionKey> [-Password <securestring>] [-Description <string>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet modifies an encryption key for object storage repositories that have been created before. To modify settings, you need to enter the corresponding parameters with new values. The parameters that you omit will remain unchanged.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept Pipeline Input

Accept Wildcard Characters

EncryptionKey

Specifies an encryption key that you want to modify.

Accepts the VBOEncryptionKey object. To get this object, run the Get-VBOEncryptionKey.

True

Named

False

 

NewPassword

Specifies an old password that was applied for an encryption key.

SecureString

False

Named

False

 

OldPassword

Specifies a new password that you want to apply for the encryption key.

SecureString

False

Named

False

 

Description

Specifies a new description that you want to apply to the encryption key.

String

False

Named

False

 

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see Microsoft Docs.

Output Object

The cmdlet returns the VBOEncryptionKey object that contains settings of an encryption key.

Examples

Set-VBOEncryptionKeyExample 1. Modifying Encryption Key Password

This example shows how to modify an encryption key password.

$newpassword = Read-Host "Enter your password" -AsSecureString

Enter your password: *********

$key = Get-VBOEncryptionKey -Description "Veeam Admin Key"

Set-VBOEncryptionKey -EncryptionKey $key -Password $newpassword

Perform the following steps:

  1. Create a new secure password.
  1. Run the Read-Host cmdlet. Specify the message that the console will display as a prompt. Specify the AsSecureString parameter. Save the result to the $securepassword variable.
  2. Enter the password.
  1. Run the Get-VBOEncryptionKey cmdlet. Specify the Description parameter. Save the result to the $key variable.
  2. Run the Set-VBOEncryptionKey cmdlet. Specify the EncryptionKey parameter value. Set the $newpassword variable as the Password parameter value.

Set-VBOEncryptionKeyExample 2. Modifying Encryption Key Description

This example shows how to modify an encryption key description.

$key = Get-VBOEncryptionKey -Description "Veeam Admin Key"

Set-VBOEncryptionKey -EncryptionKey $key -Description "Veeam Administrator"

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-VBOEncryptionKey cmdlet. Specify the Description parameter. Save the result to the $key variable.
  2. Run the Set-VBOEncryptionKey cmdlet. Specify the EncryptionKey parameter value. Set the $newpassword variable as the Password parameter value.

Set-VBOEncryptionKeyExample 3. Modifying Encryption Key Password and Description

This example shows how to modify an encryption key password and description.

$plainpassword = "VeeamPassword"

$securepassword = $plainpassword | ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText -Force

Add-VBOEncryptionKey -Password $securepassword

$key = Get-VBOEncryptionKey -Description "Veeam Admin Key"

Set-VBOEncryptionKey -EncryptionKey $key -Password $newpassword

Perform the following steps:

  1. Create a new secure password.
  1. Create the $plainpassword variable and assign a value to it.
  2. Create the $securepassword variable and assign it to the $plainpassword variable value. Pipe down the $plainpassword object to the ConvertTo-SecureString cmdlet. Specify the AsPlainText and the Force variables.
  3. Run the Add-VBOEncryptionKey cmdlet. Set the $securepassword variable as the Password parameter value.
  1. Run the Get-VBOEncryptionKey cmdlet. Specify the Description parameter. Save the result to the $key variable.
  2. Run the Set-VBOEncryptionKey cmdlet. Specify the EncryptionKey parameter value. Set the $newpassword variable as the Password parameter value.

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