Using Cryptographic Adapters for Web Servers With Linux on IBM System z9 and zSeries
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Overview: This paper published by IBM describes how to configure Web servers to use hardware cryptographic devices in Linux running on IBM System z9 and zSeries platforms. It includes hardware cryptographic cards that are used to improve SSL performance during SSL handshaking. It also has a RedHat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server and SUSE Linux Enterprise server distributions that include packages to use these crypto cards. This paper studies the different configuration steps required with the Linux distributions.