Magento Open Source, 2.0.x

Magento 2.0.18 is the final 2.0.x release. After March 2018, Magento 2.0.x will no longer receive security patches, quality fixes, or documentation updates. To maintain your site's performance, security, and PCIPayment Card Industry: Refers to debit and credit cards and their associated businesses. compliance, upgrade to the latest version of Magento.

Encryption Key

The encryption key is used to protect passwords and other sensitive data. During the Magento setup, you have the option to generate an encryption key, or use an another.

Encryption Key

To change the encryption key:

1. On the AdminThe password-protected back office of your store where orders, catalog, content, and configurations are managed. sidebarThe right or left column of a two-column page layout., tap System. Then under Other Settings, choose Manage Encryption Key.
2. Set Auto-generate Key to “Yes.”
3. Tap Change Encryption Key.