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Re: Can luks in fedora 10 , encrypt using a combination of keys and passphrase



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Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 12:50:44 +0530,
>> Can we add a key to the already encrypted luks partition, so that when
>> the user forgets the passphrase, we can make use of the private key + IT
>> passphrase and unlock the partitions?
> 
> Luks supports multiple keys. In general you need to know the passphrase
> for a key slot in order to muck with it in supported ways. So users should
> not be able to change the admin passphrase without admin type access.
Right,
But i am looking at a scenario in which i can have the encryption done
with passphrase + a public key,
i dont want to depend upon just the passphrase to decrypt stuff

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Regards,
Huzaifa Sidhpurwala, RHCE, CCNA (IRC: huzaifas)


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