how to change luks password
Bruno Wolff III
bruno at wolff.to
Mon Mar 4 03:56:39 UTC 2013
On Sun, Mar 03, 2013 at 21:54:10 +0100,
Heinz Diehl <htd at fritha.org> wrote:
>On 03.03.2013, Klearchos-Angelos Gkountras wrote:
>> how to change the password for thesse partitions
>"cryptsetup luksAddKey" does that.
>> or I will do that manually one-by-one ?
>In fact, you can't change a LUKS password directly. First, you have to
>add the new password, then you can remove the old one. See option
Note that those don't change the key used to encrypt the data. They change
the keys that can be used to decrypt the actual keys. Depending on why
you want to change the password, changing the key as above might not
be good enough.
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