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anonymous-coward 08-31-2007 10:50 PM

Remote full disk encryption
I've installed Debian 4.0 stable and am testing FDE. My problem is I will have to be able to enter the LUKS passphrase remotely.

I'm at loss as to how to even start configuring such a setup, especially since the boot partition would be the only thing accessible. Any ideas?


macemoneta 09-01-2007 12:48 AM

You'll need a remote KVM device.

anonymous-coward 09-01-2007 02:18 AM

Thanks, but I don't have the money for a hardware solution at the moment.
I was thinking something more like that. I take it I'll have to modify the default initfs to include network drivers, and sshd and then to somehow map the output of sshd to /dev/console.

How I'd actually do that is what I'm unsure of.

unSpawn 09-01-2007 07:25 AM


Originally Posted by anonymous-coward (Post 2877491)
How I'd actually do that is what I'm unsure of.

Maybe start by looking at the initramfs-tools?

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