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Handle Attributes and Methods Reference : PBE-KEY-ROUNDS attribute

PBE-KEY-ROUNDS attribute

The number of hash algorithm iterations to perform in the GENERATE-PBE-KEY function to generate a password-based encryption key. The value must be a positive integer. The default value is 1000.
Data type: INTEGER
Access: Readable/Writeable
Applies to: SECURITY-POLICY system handle
You are responsible for generating, storing, and transporting this value.
Note: Setting the PBE-KEY-ROUNDS attribute to an extremely large number can significantly slow the performance of the GENERATE-PBE-KEY function.