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3361066 - DB6: How to check master key of database or backup image


The database is native encrypted. Data is encrypted with a Data Encryption Key (DEK).
A master key (MK) is an encryption key that is used to encrypt DEK.

You want to check the master key for the database or backup image.



  • SAP on IBM Db2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
  • Db2 10.5 Fix Pack 5 or higher


SAP NetWeaver 7.5


encryption, master key, backup,  , KBA , BC-DB-DB6 , DB2 Universal Database for Unix / NT , BC-DB-DB6-DBA , Database Administration , How To

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