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This topic only applies to Armor Complete users. 


Encryption allows enterprises to:

  • Encrypt sensitive data and files on servers
  • Control access to the encrypted data
  • Report who accesses encrypted data


This feature is restricted to secure cloud servers that run on one of the following operating systems:

  • CentOS 5.x
  • CentOS 6.x
  • Red Hat (RHEL) 5.x
  • Red Hat (RHEL) 6.x
  • Ubuntu 16.x
  • Ubuntu 18.x
  • Windows 2012 and 2012 R2 (Standard Edition)
  • Windows 2008 and 2008 R2 (All Editions)
  • Windows 2003 and 2003 R2 (All Editions)
  • Windows Server 2016

User guides

At a high-level, in order to fully use Vormetric Encryption, Armor recommends that you follow the workflow below: 

  1. Introduction to Vormetric's Data Security Manager (DSM)
  2. Create a symmetric encryption key for Vormetric's DSM
  3. Vormetric Policy Planning
  4. Create a starter policy with learn mode
  5. Introduction to Policy Rules
  6. Introduction to GuardPoints and the Copy Method

Troubleshooting user guides

Use the following guides if you have already created a GuardPoint and are experiencing issues after a reboot.