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MF52003 - LIC Enable SHA2 based signatures and 4096 bit keys

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Abstract

LIC Enable SHA2 based signatures and 4096 bit keys


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED      PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  REL  NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- ---  -------  -------  ------
NONE



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Add support for RSA-SHA2 based signatures and enable 4096 bit
RSA keys for SSL.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA40367 :
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Add support for RSA-SHA2 based signatures and enable 4096 bit
RSA keys for SSL.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA40367 :
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None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


None.

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THE FOLLOWING ARE SUPERSEDED SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS. IF THE SUPERSEDED
PTF HAS ALREADY BEEN APPLIED AND ITS SPECIAL INSTRUCTION FOLLOWED,
IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO FOLLOW THAT SPECIAL INSTRUCTION AGAIN.
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SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF MF51274:
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If there are no 4764 PCI-X Cryptographic coprocessors installed in the
system nothing further needs to be done.

Otherwise load and apply MF51333.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF MF48886:
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None.


Default Instructions

THIS IS A DELAYED PTF TO BE APPLIED AT IPL TIME.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   MF51998      LIC-INCORROUT MSGCPF9DF2 Qc3DestroyAlgorithmContext
   MF51274      LIC Enable support for future crypto enhancements
   MF48886      LIC-MSGCPF9DDA MEMORY LEAK CAUSES CRYPTOGRAPHIC FAILURES

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V6R1M1
Licensed Program...............5761999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA40367
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF MF60953
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C2122610


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Modified date:
19 August 2011