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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 13:01:03 +0530,
>   Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas redhat com> wrote:
>> 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
> 
> I don't think Fedora's boot environment supports dongles for use with luks if
> that is what you want to do.
> I think luks supports some different ways to get the key from a key slot.
> I remember seeing an option for supplying a key file instead of a password.
> I haven't played with that though and haven't looked at the luks documentation
> for a while. It may be that there are some other options.
> The home page for luks has some low level details on the data structures
> for the key slots and the like.
> You might also find some useful information in the man page for cryptsetup.
Yep,
I am wondering if i can have one slot filled by a passphrase and the
second one by a key, do you know if that is possible?

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


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