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From Tom Anderson <tom.ander...@e2x.co.uk>
Subject Re: Jackrabbit and WORM
Date Wed, 19 May 2010 16:35:42 GMT
On Wed, 19 May 2010, Cech. Ulrich wrote:

> I wanted to know how jackrabbit can be used in judicial environment in 
> conjunction with a WORM storage system. Background: The storage system 
> must store the data, so that the data cannot be edited, deleted, 
> overwritten, so the best way to go is to use a WORM. There is a good 
> system (FAST LTA) which does the work (the datastore directory is then 
> on a network share, the the Silent Cube stores the data files 
> undeletable).
> But another law says, that you need to delete the data, if a customer 
> cancel a contract with you, and you have to delete his data from your 
> storage (that is impossible for a WORM). So, is there any experience 
> dealing with this? Can jackrabbit be configured to store the data 
> encrypted in his datastore? If the customer cancells the contract, you 
> can delete the key and the data is lost (equal to deleted).

Keep each customer's data in a separate repository, on a separate disk. If 
they cancel their contract, remove the disk and send it to them, with 
instructions on how to destroy it securely. Charge them for this.


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