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16.15. Encrypt Partitions
If you selected the
option, the installer prompts you for a passphrase with which to encrypt the partitions on the system.
Partitions are encrypted using the
Linux Unified Key Setup
— refer to
for more information.
The dialog contains text boxes to enter a passphrase and to confirm it.
Figure 16.26. Enter passphrase for encrypted partition
Choose a passphrase and type it into each of the two fields in the dialog box. You must provide this passphrase every time that the system boots.
Warning — Do not lose this passphrase
If you lose this passphrase, any encrypted partitions and the data on them will become completely inaccessible. There is no way to recover a lost passphrase.
Note that if you perform a kickstart installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, you can save encryption passphrases and create backup encryption passphrases during installation. Refer to
Section C.3.2, “Saving Passphrases”
Section C.3.3, “Creating and Saving Backup Passphrases”
16.14. Disk Partitioning Setup
16.16. Creating a Custom Layout or Modifying the...
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