dsetool managekmip expirekey

Expires encryption/decryption keys on a KMIP server.

Expires encryption/decryption keys on a Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) server. Database stops using the key for encryption at the specified time and continues to use the expired key to decrypt existing data. Data re-keying is not required. Use this command to satisfy security policies that require periodically switching the encryption key.

DataStax recommends following best practices for key management permission policies. See Expiring an encryption key.


dsetool managekmip expirekey kmip_group_name kmip_key_id [date_time]
Table 1. Legend
Syntax conventions Description
UPPERCASE Literal keyword.
Lowercase Not literal.
Italics Variable value. Replace with a valid option or user-defined value.
[ ] Optional. Square brackets ( [ ] ) surround optional command arguments. Do not type the square brackets.
( ) Group. Parentheses ( ( ) ) identify a group to choose from. Do not type the parentheses.
| Or. A vertical bar ( | ) separates alternative elements. Type any one of the elements. Do not type the vertical bar.
... Repeatable. An ellipsis ( ... ) indicates that you can repeat the syntax element as often as required.
'Literal string' Single quotation ( ' ) marks must surround literal strings in CQL statements. Use single quotation marks to preserve upper case.
{ key:value } Map collection. Braces ( { } ) enclose map collections or key value pairs. A colon separates the key and the value.
<datatype1,datatype2> Set, list, map, or tuple. Angle brackets ( < > ) enclose data types in a set, list, map, or tuple. Separate the data types with a comma.
cql_statement; End CQL statement. A semicolon ( ; ) terminates all CQL statements.
[ -- ] Separate the command line options from the command arguments with two hyphens ( -- ). This syntax is useful when arguments might be mistaken for command line options.
' <schema> ... </schema> ' Search CQL only: Single quotation marks ( ' ) surround an entire XML schema declaration.
@xml_entity='xml_entity_type' Search CQL only: Identify the entity and literal value to overwrite the XML element in the schema and solrconfig files.
The user-defined name of the KMIP group that is configured in the kmip_hosts section of dse.yaml.
The key id on the KMIP provider.
After the specified date_time, new data will not be encrypted with the key. Data can be decrypted with the key after this expire date/time. Format of datetime is YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS:T. For example, use 2016-04-13 20:05:00:0 to expire the encryption key at 8:05 p.m. on 13 April 2016.


To immediately expire an encryption key:

dsetool managekmip expirekey kmipgrouptwo 02-540

Encryption for new data is prevented, but decryption with the key is still allowed. Because the expire date/time is not specified, the key is expired immediately.

To expire an encryption key at a specific date and time:

dsetool managekmip expirekey kmipgrouptwo 02-540 2017-04-13 20:05:00:0