[dm-crypt] Remote Passphrase management
karnamonkster at gmail.com
Sat Jul 2 22:17:23 CEST 2011
What if the person is offline or travelling ? this is one of the
also the passphrases will be fixed.. which is not the best practice.
On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 3:31 PM, Arno Wagner <arno at wagner.name> wrote:
> Hi Karan,
> there is no passphrase reset function. However you can
> set multiple passphrases with LUKS and can, e.g.,
> put a recovery passphrase in a specific slot. You
> can then make a header backup and store it in a database,
> in order to be able to reinstall that recovery passphrase.
> With ssh as root to the laptops, you can do
> this remotely and, as allways on Linux/Unix,
> scripted. There really is not need for a special
> On Fri, Jul 01, 2011 at 10:14:05AM +0530, karna singh wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Is there any integration which can be done with Dmcrypt setup so as to
> > the passphrase reset function through a central management tool.
> > We need to roll out laptops in huge number.
> > laptop OS 64 Bit Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
> > --
> > BR/
> > *Karan*
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