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key-protection (Security IDP)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.2.


Enabling key protection provides improved security. When key protection is enabled, persistent keys are encrypted when not in use.

Enabling or disabling of this option requires rebooting the device.

Required Privilege Level

security—To view this statement in the configuration.

security-control—To add this statement to the configuration.