[dm-crypt] Safe to remove keyfile before luksClose?

Heinz Diehl htd at fancy-poultry.org
Mon Nov 18 11:43:27 CET 2013


On 18.11.2013, Johannes Omega wrote: 

> I've a LUKS container that's opened from a keyfile stored on a USB stick.
> Is it safe to remove the USB stick once the container has been
> opened

Yes, it is. The keyfile is only needed once, to unlock the master key.



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