> For example if Infor LX stores their key in a file or dataarea
> in ERPLXF how do you ensure that particular object doesn't get
> replicated over to the backup system and clobber the key on that
How do you handle that with any other replication tool?? You do the same
with PowerHA you place that object where it doesn't get replicated.
The simplest of course is software that uses IBM style keys for example
ProData does for DBU and friends. These keys are in the system keystore
and two things are true abou that. 1) You can have multiple system and
multiple release keys in there. 2) It's in the sysbas disk pool so it's
not replicated anyway.
For other vendor keys where the file containing the keys cannot be
easily kept from replication we use a startup job step. The short
description is we keep the keys in separate objects and drop them into
the correct spot (Data Area, DB table etc) at startup time for the iASP.
And many vendors already have processes to handle this as they are
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