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XTS2500 Encryption ?

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XTS2500 Encryption ?

Postby ditto » Sun Dec 03, 2006 3:49 pm

At the risk of sounding ignorant......does the XTS2500 have the capability of encryption as in the 5000?

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Postby DES-AJ » Sun Dec 03, 2006 4:30 pm

Yes it does but it does not support multikey. i.e the 5000 can support 16 keys but the 2500 can only support 1 key.

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Postby batdude » Sun Dec 03, 2006 4:42 pm

i'm sure this will be addressed at some point on the 2500.

multikey is a flashable option of the radio firmware....

so those older 4 meg 2500's -..... perhaps not.

but i bet the 8 meg 2500's can do it... just has to be put into the field by M...




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Postby N4DES » Sun Dec 03, 2006 4:44 pm

XTS2500 is capable of multi-key. Here are all of the part #'s by model:

Part Number Description
PMLN4924A ASSY,PCB,MN,SECURE BRD M1.5 AES
PMLN4925A ASSY,PCB,MN,SECURE BRD M1.5 DES,DES-XL,DES-OFB
PMLN4926A ASSY,PCB,MN,SECURE BRD M1.5 ADP
PMLN4927A ASSY,PCB,MN,SECURE BRD M2 AES
PMLN4928A ASSY,PCB,MN,SECURE BRD M2 DES,DES-XL,DES-OFB
PMLN4929A ASSY,PCB,MN,SECURE BRD M2 ADP
PMLN4930A ASSY,PCB,MN,SECURE BRD M3 AES
PMLN4931A ASSY,PCB,MN,SECURE BRD M3 DES,DES-XL,DES-OFB
PMLN4932A ASSY,PCB,MN,SECURE BRD M3 ADP

DES-OFB factory installed options for both the XTS2500 and the XTL2500.

XTS2500
Q625 DES-OFB encryption
Q159 UCM Hardware Kit
H869 Multi Key

XTL2500
G625 DES-OFB
G159 UCM Hardware Kit
W969 Multi Key

There was also a sticky at the top..

viewtopic.php?t=59946

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Postby MattSR » Sun Dec 03, 2006 5:42 pm

XTS5000 supports 40 encryption keys, not 16.

U need a KVL3000 to load more than 16 keys though, and you have to use CKR to manage keys 17-40.

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Postby RocketNJ » Mon Dec 04, 2006 9:21 pm

As KS4VT pointed out the XTS2500 does support multikey encryption. I've field upgraded a bunch already.

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Postby DES-AJ » Mon Dec 04, 2006 10:54 pm

Good news! :)
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Postby MattSR » Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:12 pm

How many keys? Is it 16 or 40 like the 5k's have?

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Postby RocketNJ » Sat Dec 09, 2006 7:26 am

This is off the spec sheet:

48 common Key Reference (CKR)
Encryption Keys
16 Physical Identifier (PID) Encryption
Keys

This is the same as the spec sheet on the 5k.

Another note - the spec sheet says only one algorythm capacity but we have received XTS2500 field upgrade flash kits for multi-key operation. We are running DES, DES-OFB, and DES-XL.


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