Thursday, November 20, 2014

How To Create A LUKS Device In Linux

LUKS,  Linux  Unified  Key  Setup,  is  a standard for hard disk encryption. This is the native Linux (Redhat variants) utility to perform hard drive encryption to protect data. 


To get this done, install the required package if not installed. The package needed is "cryptsetup-luks". Once this is done, the "cryptsetup" command would be available to use.