Bug 610106 - Clarify backup passphrases
Summary: Clarify backup passphrases
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux-Release_Notes-6-de-DE
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Ryan Lerch
QA Contact: ecs-bugs
Keywords: Documentation
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-07-01 15:10 UTC by Chris Pepper
Modified: 2010-11-11 15:24 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-11-11 15:24:02 UTC

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Description Chris Pepper 2010-07-01 15:10:38 UTC
Description of problem:
The description apparently applies specifically to encrypted filesystems, but neither the title nor the description itself explicitly says so. The referenced title and next Note imply this, however.

2.2. Creating Backup Passphrases During Installation
The installer in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta provides the ability to save encryption keys and create backup passphrases. This feature is discussed in futher detail in Section 7.3, “Backup Passphrases for Encrypted Storage Devices”

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How reproducible:

Actual results:
Description doesn't specify storage (I initially thought it might have to do with network crypto).

Expected results:
Copy should make clear that this is for encrypted filesystems.

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-07-01 15:23:11 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 3 Ryan Lerch 2010-07-09 03:14:42 UTC

Thanks for taking the time to report this issue. I have updated this sentence now to read:

The installer in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta provides the ability to save encryption keys and create backup passphrases for encrypted filesystems.


Comment 8 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-11 15:24:02 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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