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How do you repair a Ubuntu 14.04 RAID-LVM-DM-CRYPT-LUKS Physical to Virtual system that won't boot?

I can't get a Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual server to boot correctly. It's recently been cloned "dd if=/dev/sda of=vmimage" The Physical has a RAID1-LVM-DMCRYPT-LUKS configuration, The boot sequence aborts and ...
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Encrypted partition on Debian requiring multiple keys to unlock

The title pretty much sums it up, but I want to create a second data partition on a web-facing server which is encrypted and requires two people to provide passphrases before it can be unlocked. Is ...
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How to shrink encrypted lvm? [duplicate]

I have a LV. on top of LV there is a luks volume and on top of luks there is an ext4. I already shrunk the ext4 and now i don't know how to correctly shrink luks and LV not to loose any data. how to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - How to disable LVM and cryptsetup? cryptsetup: evms_activate is not available

I am trying to remove whole drive encryption from my Ubuntu installation. I've run Ubuntu from Live CD, mounted crypt partition and copied it to another partition /dev/sda3. sudo cryptsetup luksOpen ...
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Move encrypted debian system on luks+lvm with dropbear from single SSD to SSD-RAID1

We have a debian linux server which has a single 120GB SSD and 2x2TB HDDs as RAID 1. We now have to move to another server which has 2x240GB SSD and a single 2TB HDD. The aim is to move the current ...
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Why is mkfs overwriting the LUKS encryption header on LVM on RAID partitions on Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm trying to setup a couple of LUKS-encrypted partitions to be mounted after boot-time on a new Ubuntu server which was installed with LVM on top of software RAID. After running cryptsetup ...
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Resizing a LUKS encrypted volume

I have a 500GiB ext4 filesystem on top of LUKS on top of an LVM LV. I want to resize the LV to 100GiB. I know how to resize ext4 on top of an LVM LV, but how do I deal with the LUKS volume? ...
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LUKS with LVM, mount is not persistent after reboot

I have created a Logical vol and used luks to encrypt it. But while rebooting the server. I get a error message (below), therefore I would have to enter the root pass and disable the /etc/fstab entry. ...
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What partition is my LVM with LUKS using?

I'm trying to figure out what partition dm-X is on. It's on /dev/sdaX, but which X? What am I missing? I know there has to be a way to find this out. I need to grow my physical volume, but can't do ...
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On Ubuntu 11.10, is it possible to decrypt 2 hard disks encrypted with LUKS / LVM by entering only one passphrase at boot?

here the configuration I have : - 2 hard drives, - first one is encrypted using LUKS and LVM. I'd like to add in the volume group encrypted a second hard drive. I have successfully installed it and ...
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What RAID Level Should Be Used

I am working on a server build project for work and have inherited the following items that I need to figure out the best way to handle and configure. 2 of these: I/O Crest SY-PEX40008 PCI-e SATA ...
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Adding a disk to an encrypted LVM under Debian 6

I installed a Debian 6 with the "use LVM and encrypt" option. Now I would like to add a second disk and also encrypt it. This is what I did so far: pvcreate /dev/sdb vgextend [vgname] /dev/sdb ...