Change a field or attachment's encryption type

To change a field or attachment's encryption type, you must deactivate the current encryption configuration, and then create an encryption configuration for the field or attachment.

Before you begin

Role required: security-admin

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Edge Encryption Configuration > Edge Encryption Configurations > All.
    The Edge Encryption Configurations list is shown.
  2. Click on the encryption configuration to be deactivated.
    The Edge Encryption Configuration form is shown.
  3. Click on the Active box.
    The Active box is clear.
  4. Click Update.
    The Edge Encryption Configurations list is shown.
  5. If needed, run a Decryption job or an Attachment Decryption job.
    It is not necessary to run a decryption job. If you do not run a decryption job, the field or attachment is encrypted using the new encryption type the next time the field or attachment is changed.
  6. Navigate to Edge Encryption Configuration > Edge Encryption Configurations > Create New.
  7. Create a new encryption configuration for the field or attachment.
  8. If needed, run an encryption or attachment encryption job.
    It is not necessary to run an encryption job. If you do not run an encryption job, the field or attachment is encrypted using the new encryption type the next time the field or attachment is changed.