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How to encrypt Readability data volume

 

Note: This process is only for our Ubuntu VM Appliance.

Encrypted data volume

Upload and run the attached script (encrypt-lvm-volume.sh) via your ftp tool to encrypt the data volume. This will encrypt using AES cipher and a default password “password”.

After you run the encrypt-lvm-volume.sh script you can verify that the volume was successfully encrypted by running:

sudo crypsetup status encrypted-db

 

If successful, you should see :

 

 /dev/mapper/encrypted-db is active and is in use.
   type:       LUKS1
 
   cipher:     aes-xts-plain64
   ....
 

 

 

To change the encryption password, run:

sudo cryptsetup luksChangeKey /dev/mapper/visiblethread-vtdata

 

 

From now on when the system boots up, an IT admin must have access to the VM terminal to provide the password to decrypt the disk : 

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