Ubunutu Server - Unlocking the disk

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Hi,

Does anyone know if this should be pushed to the side or not, iv selected the option for security without thinking of remote reboots. When it comes back up I have to enter a password.

Whats the best way to deal with this so I have no stress rebooting remotely
 
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Not sure if I understand what you're talking about.

Have you encrypted the disk? That will ask you for a passphrase on boot. If that's the case I think you need to use cryptsetup to remove the encryption. Ensure you backup first ;)
 
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Not sure if I understand what you're talking about.

Have you encrypted the disk? That will ask you for a passphrase on boot. If that's the case I think you need to use cryptsetup to remove the encryption. Ensure you backup first ;)


What exactly do I need to back up and what shall I use to back up? is there an easier way of removing the encryption?
 
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Use MondoRescue to backup whatever files you want to an iso (as an example).

There is no easier way of removing the encryption from what I know.
 
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I did a clean install to solve this, luckily there wasnt much on the server to begin with so wasnt a great loss, just time ;)
 
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