How to upload pre-encrypted volumes to cinder

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  • For security reasons, it's required to create a cinder volume encrypted which will include some files given with command-line options.
    • The goal is to have an encrypted volume created at another system and later upload to OSP and attach to an instance
  • How to create an encrypted qcow2 file image with the key from cinder.conf or nova.conf?
  • How to upload an encrypted qcow2 file to cinder?


  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 6.0 Juno

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