[Trac-bugs] [PC-BSD Trac] #199: Encrypted partitions - not enough warning to users

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Tue Dec 22 06:34:27 PST 2009


#199: Encrypted partitions - not enough warning to users
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 Reporter:  yerenkow   |       Owner:  kris     
     Type:  defect     |      Status:  new      
 Priority:  major      |   Milestone:  8.0      
Component:  Installer  |     Version:  8.0-ALPHA
 Keywords:             |  
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 Currently, encrypted partition means geli, no password, key generated from
 /dev/random and stored in /boot.

 User not warned that if he/she lost this keys, all data is garbaged.
 User must be properly warned (by big red letters), and encouraged to
 backup this keys somewhere.

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Ticket URL: <https://trac.pcbsd.org/ticket/199>
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