How to encrypt a single Linux filesystem


How to encrypt a single Linux filesystem

Sure, you can manually encrypt a filesystem. But, you can also automate it with Ansible.
Peter Gervase
Mon, 12/7/2020 at 4:52pm


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There are a few different reasons that you might want to encrypt a filesystem, such as protecting sensitive information while it’s at rest, not having to worry about encrypting individual files on the filesystem, or other reasons. To manually encrypt a filesystem in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), you can use the cryptsetup command. This article will walk you through how to use Ansible to do this for you for a RHEL 8 server.

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