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Processing Existing Orders with the Encryption Key Wizard

Follow the steps in this section if you want to enable encryption in your store, and you have existing orders with credit card information. You'll be able to:

  1. Create a new encryption key. Creating an encryption key enables order encryption in your store.
  2. Migrate orders. Migrating means encrypting the payment information in existing orders with the newly created encryption key. Only the payment information is encrypted. The rest of the order is unchanged. and/or
  3. Archive orders. Archiving means deleting payment information from existing orders. The order stays in your database. Only the payment information is deleted.

To Process Existing Orders with the Encryption Key Wizard

  1. Go to Menu> Store Settings > Encryption Keys tab.
  2. In the Encryption Keys tab, click the Add Encryption Key button . The Encryption Key Wizard will start.

    Encryption Key Wizard

    Enter Prompt

    Pass Phrase

    Existing Orders


    Encryption Created

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