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How to encrypt VT Writer data volume


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

Encrypted data volume

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

After you run the 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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