Does CA Disk support Pervasive Encryption?

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Last Modified Date : 10/01/2019
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Question:
Does CA Disk support Pervasive Encryption?
We are running zOS 2.2 with CA-Disk 12.5 and are upgrading to a z14 zr1 processor with Crypto cards.
We intend to start using Pervasive Encryption (we currently have no encryption or cards) .
Will CA-Disk need any changes to support Pervasive Encryption and if so, what?
Answer:
CA Disk preserves the encryption with BACKUP/ARCHIVE and RESTORE.  
However, CA Disk MOVE and COPY do not support this, they do not utilize the DSS data mover.  

The following PTFs provides this:  
RO97920 - IBM PERVASIVE ENCRYPTION SUPPORT  
RO98119 - CORRECT HOLD DATA INFO FOR RO97920  
(RO98119 supersedes RO97920)  
This enhancement provides the ability to use the CA Disk DSS data mover for data sets encrypted with IBM's Pervasive Encryption.  
A new value of ENCRYP can be used in the sysparm USEDSSIO (or included in USEDSSIO*).  
Encrypted data sets will be backed up and restored using existing SMS and DSS defaults.  

See also the description of sysparm USEDSSIO at link -  
https://docops.ca.com/ca-disk-backup-and-restore/12-5/en/systems/sysparms/system-parameter-definitions/u#U-USEDSSIO 


RO99165 - ADD DSCL CRITERIA ENCRPBIT FOR PERVASIVE ENCRYPTION  
This enhancement provides the ability to use DSCL criteria ENCRPBIT to select or exclude data sets encrypted with IBM's Pervasive Encryption.  

See also the description of ENCRPBIT (Encryption bit) at link -  
https://docops.ca.com/ca-disk-backup-and-restore/12-5/en/using/basic-system-dms-proc/data-storage-command-language/select-command-for-dms-proc/criteria-operators-and-dscl-select-criteria-fields#CriteriaOperatorsandDSCLSELECTCRITERIAFields-ENCRPBITEncryptionbit(on/off)