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Questions tagged [encryption]

Encryption is transforming information through a cipher to protect it from unauthorized access.

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Bitlocker - “Recovery information was successfully backed up to Active Directory”, but not really?

I have a device that needs to have its' bitlocker recovery backup up to AD for visibility in the "Bitlocker Recovery" tab of the object in Active Directory. I found that the device only had a TPM ...
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Activate Tape Encryption on Windows Server

We use windows to make tape (LTO 8) backups with ltfs and now I want to use the hardware encryption. My problem is I can not find a way to activate it. For Linux I found "stenc" but is there something ...
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Why does duplicity require the backup passphrase when deleting old volumes?

I've recently been investigating utilising duplicity to backup a server to a remote location via webdav. As part of this, I want all parties involved to have the absolute minimum permissions needed. ...
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Updating Expiring Keys - Azure OS Disk Encryption

Whilst day dreaming at my desk this morning, something occurred to me and I have not been able to find an answer of yet. So I am hoping someone may shine some light for me or just have a good ...
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Windows encrypted software raid

Is it possible to have (preferrably with Windows-on-board tools of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016) to have a software raid mirror on 2 encrypted disks? (Locally preferred.) From what ...
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How to export GPG key without user interaction?

I use GPG keys to encrypt backups with duplicity, so I would like to export the key after it is generated, so I can move it to a backup location in case the server burst into flames. Is there any way ...
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How to get only the pub part of gpg --list-public-keys?

Okay, there is probably a better way to phrase this question. I am writing a script to configure my web servers on the first boot, but I hit a snag when generating the GPG key that will be used to ...
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Horde and Dovecot's SHA512-CRYPT: Cannot connect using custom SQL query

after successfully switching the authentification mechanism in dovecot and roundcube from MD5 to SHA512-CRYPT, I struggle to get Horde to authentificate using custom SQL queries. Setting $conf['auth']...
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How to properly add a trusted SSL certificate to webpage?

I was trying to follow godaddy's instructions on how to add ssl certification for an nginx server on centos. On the last step (10) I was getting a "key mismatch" error. With some research i found ...
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IPSec Server Encryption algorithms under linux configuration

i need to configure IPsec server, protocol ESP to use the following encryption algorithms: AES-CBC-128 with a Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA)-based HMAC and AES-CBC-256 with a Secure Hash Algorithm (...
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How to reinstall MariaDB?

I had MariaDB 10.2 installed on Ubuntu 16.04. and I was using MariaDB encryption. I had to uninstall MariaDB so I have uninstalled with following command: apt purge mariadb-server -y That ...
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Are Oracle auto_login wallets transportable?

We have a 11g Oracle database that contains encrypted data (TDE tablespaces). Oracle wallet is used, whereby ENCYRPTION_WALLET_LOCATION in the sqlnet.ora points to the directory containing the wallet ...
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How to send encrypted message using postfix?

I have some application on ubuntu 18.4 vps. i can send mails using postfix but gmail says it is not encrypted. postfix config file is: # See /usr/share/postfix/main.cf.dist for a commented, more ...
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shasum returns an incorrect result

Calculating SHA256 gives me an incorrect result when I'm using "shasum": $ echo "abcd" | shasum -a 256 fc4b5fd6816f75a7c81fc8eaa9499d6a299bd803397166e8c4cf9280b801d62c - # or $ echo abcd | shasum -...
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Information needed on availability of RAID controllers that have hardware encryption capability

I am somewhat familiar with the RAID controller card offerings in Dell servers, such as PERC H730P in their PowerEdge servers. And also some of the LSI 9xxx series RAID controller cards, that allows ...
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Creating a JAVA Keystore (.jck) with a Symmetric Key

I have a need to use a common key on 2 platforms. The key was created on Linux. It was wrapped and sent to platform 1, where it was added to the local keystore. I need to create the .jck there on ...
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windows server 2016 hacked for the third time [duplicate]

hello everyone I'm using a windows server 2016 as web server that runs a WebLogic application on a specific port (7001) and I have almost done every thing I know or I read about on the internet to ...
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AWS: SES Rule: S3 Action: fails when choosing bucket that has encryption enabled

I can not create a SES rule to put emails into a S3 bucket that has encryption enabled (on the bucket). Created a bucket and enabled encryption. Add a SESPut bucket policy to allow SES. https://docs....
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AWS SES Encryption vs S3 bucket encryption

SES Configuration for a SES rule allows one to have the email be put into a S3 bucket. Under this configuration, the option "KMS Key" is available, which would have SES encrypt the email before ...
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e-mail encryption during transfer

for the sake of simplicity i want to visualize the dangers of sending an unencrypted e-mail. I'm just not sure WHO can read unencrypted e-mails. Lets say i'm using Office365 as mail provider and i ...
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operators in CipherSuite configuration for SSL

I have SSLCipherSuite configured as High:Medium:!aNULL:!eNULL:+High:+Medium Here I can understand to match or include the ciphers with triple DES (High) and 128 bit encryption (Medium) at start and ...
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LVM - Should I encrypt physical volumes or logical volume?

I have two hard drives and I'm about to build a backup system. Now I'm wondering which solution would be the best. I encrypt disk1 and disk2. After mounting these I create a volume group and logical ...
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End-End Encryption on SSH passing though 'untrusted' jump servers

I need to SSH between 2 "clients", both behind CGNATs, by using a third party server as a jump. This use case has been covered on this site already but: How do I make it so the SSH traffic is not ...
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Enable BitLocker with PowerShell on Windows Server 2016

I have been fighting with this, previously I believe I was able to set it up using the GUI in File Explorer like you would on a Windows 10 machine. However after installing the BitLocker feature and ...
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Configuring Imported Self Signed SSL Certificate to SQL Server Express

I've created a self-signed certificate and configured with SQL Server Express. The encryption works fine on my PC. When I export the certificate to another PC I can import fine and can see the ...
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Libreswan 3.15 won't initiate opportunist encryption sessions, but 3.23 will - I need 3.15

I have two test systems - west running Libreswan 3.15 & east running Libreswan 3.23 (both are CentOS 6). Both have essentially the same configuration: east.conf (west.conf is essentially the same)...
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Is it possible to secure a VPS from its seller/provider?

I have bought a VPS hosted in the USA through an Iranian company (I live there, it's quite hard to buy one directly.), and I am wondering if it is possible to secure the system against potential ...
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Samba SMB Encryption - How safe is it?

I recently set up a Samba server on Linux that allows me to access files on this server on Win10 PCs in my local network. But I wondered if I could access this shared drive over the internet since I ...
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How to setup logrotate with GPG to encrypt for GDPR?

As per GDPR all private data should be encrypted, so I need to encrypt all logs and retrieve them for auditing. I have chosen to perform the encryption during log rotation and to use GnuPG as my ...
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How to enable support for Authenticated encryption (AEAD) cipher suites on Windows Server

SSL lab test provides grade B for one of my websites due to AEAD issue. I was wondering how we could enable AEAD support to improve the grading to A. I am using windows server 2008 R2, TLS1.2 is ...
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Encrypting properties with “eyaml edit” without a private key?

I would like to use eyaml edit to edit my Puppet/Hiera configuration files. My configuration files are a mixture of encrypted and plain text content. I want to use eyaml edit to encrypt certain ...
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HAProxy-Apache encrypt connection

I have haproxy_server and apache_server in different datacenters, what is the best way to have encrypt connection between them? It’s working with the certbotand with the following configuration: ...
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Enable hardware encryption in Bacula with LTO-7

Does Bacula support encryption by using the AES-chip which is integrated in LTO-7 Tapedrive? Or is there a plugin like "stenc" that could be integrated in Bacula?
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Mount LUKS-encrypted drive at boot, but only if drive is present

I have a series of drives that are are all encrypted with LUKS/dm-crypt. They are not all guaranteed to be plugged in at the time the system boots, but if they are, I would like to ensure they are ...
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Securely encrypt backup for postgres DB

I do not want to encrypt my postgres DB. However, I want encryption at OS level, such that if the files(such as backups or configurations) are moved to any other system, it should be unreadable or non ...
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What is the data flow if using an HSM with an encrypted Database

How would someone implement an HSM if they wanted to encrypt all the tables of a database for example in a 3-tier environment? Does the app server query the DB, get the encrypted blob and ask the ...
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USB authentication and Encryption on Windows Environment

My boss ask me that he want to secure USB thumb drive usage on our company. He want the USB thumb drive data un-encrypted when some one authenticate to our Active Directory (AD) server whether locally ...
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“Windows does not appear to be on the drive from which it boots”. Veracrypting corporate laptops

I work on the Help Desk of an org. I have been encrypting laptops with VeraCrypt for months now, but suddenly running into the message above in the title. The laptops getting this error don't have ...
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Database encryption or drive encryption

I'm thinking about encrypting the database that contain sensitive user data. Is it better for performance to encrypt the entire drive by using something like bitlocker or is it better to just encrypt ...
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Setting “Store passwords using reversible encryption” to disabled

The setting "Store passwords using reversible encryption" is enabled in our domain and we need to revert this. What happens when this is changed? Will all passwords be encrypted? Or will all users be ...
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Encrypted or Password Protected Docker Container

I have some Docker containers. I want to login the containers with a password. Is it possible? If it is not possible then is there way to encrypt some folders in Docker? I have tried rkt as well. I ...
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Difference between SSL VPN tunneling and SSL in HTTPS [closed]

I'm a beginner, and this is probably an elementary question, but I can't figure it out through some googling. I'm learning about VPN tunneling right now, and am generally not clear on how VPN ...
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How to encrypt Samba traffic?

How would I create encrypt the traffic that Samba communicates between the server and the client? My settings without encryption look like this: /etc/samba/smb.conf: [global] workgroup = ...
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Nginx ciphers settings [duplicate]

I am trying to understand ciphers settings in nginx. ssl_protocols TLSv1 TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2; #What TLS types that are supported ssl_prefer_server_ciphers on; #Use the type that the server prefers ...
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Bitlocker on Hyper-V server

I have installed Hyper-V server on my new machine and then I added the Bitlocker function and initialized TPM. Now, I am trying to enable Bitlocker on the HDD. I need: encryption key saved on TPM ...
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Is it safe for Windows remote desktop ask for username/password first before check certificate?

When connecting to a Remote Desktop on the client side: (in my case Windows 8.1 RD client to a Windows 10 Enterprise 1709/16299.98) We need to enter&transfer username/password on the client first ...
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SFTP with data encryption at rest [closed]

Sorry for my ignorance, I am having a peculiar doubt in setting up an SFTP server, setup an SFTP server with password/keyfile for authentication. The SFTP user directory should be encrypted at rest. ...
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Token slot_id order changes when restarting

Hello and thanks for taking the time to read this. Issue: I have 4 token devices with the same model and the same name, I rely on the slot id (and the serial) to identify wich one to use. After 5 ...
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How to create a encrypted linux container to deploy web application on external server?

I need to deploy a Rails application to client's on-premises server and I want to prevent the viewing and modification of source code. Client has physical and root access to the server. How can I ...
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Cryptsetup lost password but open device

first, I know it is a very bad situtation and one should always have a backup of keys but the problem is not caused by me. I only was ask for help. The drive is encrypted using cryptsetup with luks. ...