Secure LPM: Live Partition Mobility with IPSec

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Tejaswini Kaujalgi

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: March 27, 2014

In plain Live Partition Mobility (LPM), transfer of memory contents of the source logical partition (LPAR) goes unprotected over the network. Secure LPM provides an option to administrators to choose whether or not to transfer memory contents through an Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) tunnel. This article explains the steps to configure secure LPM and provides an overview of the available security profiles that mandate the creation of automatic tunnels. It also covers the concepts, prerequisites, and hardware and software configuration along with screen captures.

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