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Old 12-06-2017, 02:50 PM   #1
WizadNoNext
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Unlock LUKS root at boot using encrypted pendrive


As in title
The idea is:
I have 2 USB drives. Each have single partition. Partitions are encrypted to rise security that small bit. Each LUKS from USB will be eventually in RAID1 through BTRFS

So it is as follows
RAID1 via BTRFS (to protect from USB dying taking keys with it)
LUKS
Single Partition
USB drive

From within BTRFS on those USB drives I want to use files to unlock root (or other file systems) at boot time using script

Basically I wish that first script would unlock those LUKS from USBs (via automated script creating passphrase from say UUID) and then load and execute script which would unlock file systems on LUKS via UUID (I do not see other viable option, as this would be used on 2-3 computers and may grow later on)

I hope I made it clear, but I doubt it, so please ask questions and if something is not entirely clear ask for clarification.
 
  


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