[dm-crypt] Asustor NAS and cryptsetup 1.6.1

Quentin Lefebvre qlefebvre_pro at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 29 20:29:11 CET 2014


On 29/12/2014 20:06, msalists at gmx.net wrote :
> Assuming I did create the container with aes-cbc-essiv:sha256; would
> cryptsetup automatically figure out the correct parameters when it is
> subsequently called without those parameters to mount the container?
> Or do non-default parameters at creation time require the same
> non-default parameters again for subsequent mounts?

As you may have understood, in plain mode, there is no header, so no way 
for cryptsetup to guess the algorithm used. Thus, if it is a non-default 
one, it must be specified also at mount time.

Best regards,
Quentin


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