Gemalto SafeNet KeySecure Key Manager Integration Guide

Describes how to integrate the data-fabric platform with the Gemalto SafeNet KeySecure Key Manager.

The data-fabric integration should work with any KMIP-enabled SafeNet KeySecure Key Manager, although this integration guide is based on the KeySecure 8.11.1 release. Changes in the SafeNet KeySecure user interface and functionality in different KeySecure releases may affect the steps outlined in this integration guide. Refer to the SafeNet KeySecure documentation (get it from the vendor) for the authoritative guide for the KeySecure appliance.

This guide assumes that the SafeNet KeySecure Local CA is used to sign the client certificate. This may not always be the case in production deployments, since trusted CA’s may be imported. Refer to the SafeNet KeySecure Appliance Installation and Configuration Guide (get it from the vendor) for details on how to configure and/or import CAs and client certificates.

The integration steps are as follows:

  1. Install and set up the SafeNet KeySecure appliance
  2. Download the CA certificate
  3. Create and download the client certificate
  4. Create the local group and user