Planning for the Cryptographic Coprocessor

This information is pertinent to those planning to install an IBM Cryptographic Coprocessor in their system running the IBM i operating system.

Before you install

It is important that you take ensure your system meets the requirements necessary for the Cryptographic Coprocessor, prior to installing it. These requirements include hardware and software prerequisites. Additionally, you need to ensure the secure access of your system's resources prior to installing a Cryptographic Coprocessor. Lastly, familiarize yourself with the object authorities that are required for the security APIs (SAPI). [link to related topics here]
  • Requirements
  • Secure access
  • Object authorities required for SAPI