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How to setup LUKS for RHEL6

Posted 02-08-2016 at 08:17 PM by JockVSJock
Updated 02-08-2016 at 08:20 PM by JockVSJock

Wanted to write up a quick HOWTO on how to encrypt an LVM disk on RHEL6. Linux Unified Key Setup or LUKS is one way to encrypt data at a block level, for a laptop or hard disk. If the laptop is lost or if the system is compromised, then as long as LUKS is used, then the data should be secure.

Again, there are a number of tutorials online that are either missing steps, aren't clear, or are not well explained. I wanted to writeup a step-by-step HOWTO that works with RHEL6, in a...
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How-To: Encrypt a USB key with cryptsetup

Posted 05-26-2013 at 03:26 AM by gegechris99
Updated 10-01-2015 at 02:22 PM by gegechris99 (Typo error)

Recently the laptop of one of my friends was stolen. She was worried not by the loss of the laptop but by the fact that it contained scanned copies of identification documents (driver's license, identity card, passport).

This rang a bell in my head. I promised myself to encrypt my laptop on the next release of Slacwkare 14.1 which I hope will come soon which means when it's ready

In the meantime, I'm using a USB key as a target destination for my backup script using...
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