Tools to manage luks for lvm-crypt partitions

Registered by Nick Barcet on 2008-01-20

LUKS - Linux Unified Key Setup, is what is used to provide encrypted LVM partitions in Debian/Ubuntu.

Missing with LUKS on Debian is some management and maintenance utility.
It´s easy to setup at the installation of lvm-crypt, but it´s hard to maintain it. (Moving harddisks from /dev/hda to /dev/hdc due to hardware changes or weird SATA controllers, ...)

Note:
 LUKS is a requirement for all CAcert servers

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Debian encodes the location and parameters into the initramdisk, and it´s very hard for a user to change them there. It simply doesn´t boot if you change anything to the hardware...

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