RHCSA Series: Using ‘Parted’ and ‘SSM’ to Configure and Encrypt System Storage – Part 6

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Gabriel Cánepa

Gabriel Cánepa is a GNU/Linux sysadmin and web developer from Villa Mercedes, San Luis, Argentina. He works for a worldwide leading consumer product company and takes great pleasure in using FOSS tools to increase productivity in all areas of his daily work.

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8 Responses

  1. Quanchi says:

    Wow thanks a lot for making this tutorial, it is very help.

  2. suresh says:

    I have created encrypted LVM using ssm

    ssm create -s 3G -n vol01_docs -p tecmint_vg –encrypt luks –fstype ext4 /mnt/docs /dev/sdb

    updated /etc/crypttab file with UUID and after that made entry in fstab. When i reboot its not booting up going to maintenance mode

    give root password for maintenance
    type Control-D to continue).
    fstab entry:
    /dev/mapper/vol01_docs /mnt/docs ext4 defaults 0 2

    Could you please let share you thoughts on the same issue. thanks in advance :)

    • @suresh,
      Try using the UUID or device LABEL instead of the path to the logical volume. Do that in a regular mount command, and if it works change that in your /etc/fstab.

      • suresh says:

        @Gabriel Cánepa
        Thanks for your update, I used UUID and LABEL too but getting same problem ext4 file system is not found and went to maintenance mode..

  3. Rizal Rahman says:

    why we don’t use fdisk or gdisk? why should use parted? is it because the curriculum of the exam?

  4. @Humayun,
    Thank you for your kind words about this series! I am the author, and apologize for the delay in publishing the next article. But it should be online in a day or two. Please stay tuned and make sure you subscribe to Tecmint and you’ll receive a notice each time a new guide is published :).

  5. Humayun says:

    I am following your tutorial and it is very helpful. I can see only until part-6 and it was on 7th April. Am I missing something (some form of subscription) or the next parts are delayed?

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