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Dell Data Protection Encryption Hardware Crypto-Accelerator Software and Hardware Prerequisites


Note: As of January 2018, Dell Data Protection | Hardware Crypto Accelerator has reached EOS and this article is no longer updated by Dell. For more information reference End of Life / End of Support Policy for Dell Data Security.

This article contains information regarding prerequisites for Dell Data Protection | Encryption Hardware Crypto-Accelerator(HCA) hardware and software versions 8.x - 8.5. Reference Dell Data Protection | Enterprise Edition Administrator Guide for any potential changes on other versions.


Affected Products:

Dell Data Protection | Hardware Crypto Accelerator


Note: Hardware Crypto Accelerator is End of Life. Please visit End of Life / End of Support For Dell Data Protection for more information.


Hardware Prerequisites

Hardware Crypto-Accelerator is available exclusively on the following Dell PCs:

  1. Dell Latitude
    • E5250
    • E5450
    • E5550
    • E6440
    • E6540
    • E7240
    • E7440
  2. Dell OptiPlex
    • 7010
    • 7020
    • 9010
    • 9010 AIO
    • 9020
    • 9020 AIO
    • 9020 Micro
    • 9030 AIO
    • XE2
  3. Dell Precision
    • M4800
    • M6800
    • T1700
    • T36101
    • T56101
    • T76101

Software Prerequisites

Supported Operating Systems
Windows XP SP3 Professional
Windows 7 SP0-SP1 Enterprise
Professional
Ultimate
Windows 8 or 8.1 with downgrade rights Enterprise
Professional

Dell Data Protection | Hardware Crypto Accelerator requires:

  • Dell Data Protection | Personal Edition v8.3 or later(locally managed)
  • Dell Data Protection | Enterprise Edition v8.3 or later(centrally managed)
  • Trusted Platform Module 1.2 (TPM) standard on select Dell Precision, Latitude and OptiPlex systems

Pre-Install Check list

  • Non-raid configurations only
  • Less than 4 partitions on the primary hard drive
  • Hardware Crypto Accelerator Encryption card installed
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is available

For support, US-based customers may contact Dell Data Security ProSupport at 877.459.7304, Option 1, Ext. 4310039, or via the Chat Portal. To contact support outside the US, reference ProSupport’s International Contact Numbers. For additional insights and resources, visit the Dell Security Community Forum.


ID articolo: SLN295816

Data ultima modifica: 06/27/2018 09:51 AM


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