• Key Management Service

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  2. Key Management Service
  3. User Guide
  4. Management
  5. Managing CMKs
  6. Enabling One or Multiple CMKs

Enabling One or Multiple CMKs

Scenario

This section describes how to use the management console to enable one or multiple CMKs. Only enabled CMKs can be used to encrypt/decrypt data. A new CMK is in the Enabled state by default.

Prerequisites

  • You have obtained an account and its password for logging in to the management console.
  • The CMK you want to enable is in Disabled status.

Procedure

  • Enabling one CMK
  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner of the management console and select a region or project.
  3. Choose Security > Key Management Service. The Key Management Service page is displayed.
  4. In the row containing the desired CMK, click Enable.

    Figure 1 Enabling one CMK

  5. In the dialog box that is displayed, click OK to enable the CMK.
  • Enabling multiple CMKs
  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner of the management console and select a region or project.
  3. Choose Security > Key Management Service. The Key Management Service page is displayed.
  4. In the list of CMKs, select the desired CMKs and click Enable.

    Figure 2 Enabling multiple CMKs

  5. In the dialog box that is displayed, click OK to enable the CMKs.