Bug 980993 - RFE: Simplify encryption in Anaconda
RFE: Simplify encryption in Anaconda
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2013-07-03 14:47 EDT by Russell Doty
Modified: 2014-01-02 15:32 EST (History)
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Description Russell Doty 2013-07-03 14:47:41 EDT
Description of problem:

It isn't obvious where to do whole disk encryption in the new Anaconda installer. 

Previously, when you selected a drive to install the OS to, there was a checkbox to encrypt the drive.

In the new Anaconda, you need to go into the custom formatting menu, select a partition, and select encrypt. You are presented with the options of encrypting /home, /root, swap, and/or /.

I selected /, and this seems to work for whole disk encryption.

Please add an encryption checkbox where you select the drive to install the OS on.


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Comment 1 David Shea 2014-01-02 15:32:31 EST
There's a checkbox when selecting disks to "Encrypt my data. I'll set a passphrase later."

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