Getting Started with Baffle Manager

I. Configure Baffle Manager

Configuring the Baffle Manager console is the first step in implementing Baffle Data Protection Services on your site. The process for configuring a Baffle Manager differs slightly depending on your platform. Click the link for your platform and perform the steps in that task:

II. Connect to a Keystore and Data Store

The next step in configuring Baffle Data Protection Services comprises the following tasks:

  1. Connect to a Keystore – Enroll a keystore for encryption keys.
  2. Connect to a Data Store – Configure a connection to a database.
III. Configure a Baffle Shield

Baffle Shield enforces Data Protection Policies, encrypting the data in the databases you configured in the Connect to a Data Store task.

The process for configuring a Baffle Shield differs slightly depending on your platform. Click the link for your platform and perform the steps in that task:

IV. Define a Data Protection Policy and Encrypt Data

You established all the components of Baffle’s Advanced Data Protection in the previous tasks. The following tasks bring the components together with creating an application, defining a Data Protection Policy and then encrypting and decrypting data.

The next steps are to:

  1. Enroll an Application in Baffle Manager
  2. Define a Data Protection Policy
  3. Encrypt and Decrypt Data

 

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