Set Up A Fully Encrypted Raid1 LVM System - Page 5

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Submitted by sjau (Contact Author) (Forums) on Fri, 2008-12-05 15:52. ::

Step 15: Setting up the encrypted devices

Back at the main partition screen, select now to configure the encrypted volumes

The changes made sofar must be written to the disk:

You will get a warning, just continue:

Then you are asked to earse the MD1 device:

Then you are asked to earse the MD2 device:

Then you are asked to earse the MD3 device:

Now you're asked to enter the password for MD2:

Confirm it:

Because it's just a "test" setup for me in the vm I just used "test" as password. Now I'm warned that it's weak. Consider, in a real setup you want to use a strong password. I recommend at least 15 charachters, small letter, capital letters, numbers:

Now you're asked to enter the password for MD3:

Confirm it:

Again the warning of a weak password:

 

Step 16: Setting up the encrypted root partition

Back at the main partition screen, select now md2_crypt partition to setup the encrypted root:

It is already marked as Ext3. If you want a different filesystem, select another one. If not, select the mount location:

Select it to be "/":

And you're done with this one:

 

Step 17: Setting up the encrypted data partition

Back at the main partition screen, select now md3_crypt partition to setup the encrypted data partition:

Select "Use as" to change the filesystem:

Select it to be LVM:

And you're done with this one:


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