Deleting an encryption key

You should be cautious when you delete encryption keys. When you delete an encryption key, you cannot restore the backup sets that you encrypted with that key unless you create a new key that uses the same encryption key and pass phrase as the original key.

See About deleting an encryption key.

To delete an encryption key

  1. On the Tools menu, click Encryption Keys.

  2. Select the key that you want to delete.

  3. Click Delete.

  4. Click Yes.

  5. If the key is used in a job or template, do the following:

    • In the Select an encryption key to replace “key name” box, select the new key for the jobs or templates listed.

    • Click OK.

Deleting an encryption key