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Use Network-Bound Disk Encryption

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🌙 Lab

🗒 Tutorial


The following tutorial shows you how to configure an Oracle Linux system with disk encryption that is dependent on a network based key service.


In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

  • Create an encrypted XFS file system that is automatically unlocked at boot when on the same network as your key server
  • This tutorial is targeted at users of Oracle Linux 8 or later.


The tutorial uses the following system:

  • Two systems with Oracle Linux 8 installed.
  • A disk or block device attached to one system to use for encrypted storage