How to configure encrypted storage with LUKS using passphrases

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Issue

  • How to configure LUKS encryption on a partition?
  • How to setup LUKS on top of a logical volume?
  • How to encrypt physical volumes with LUKS?
  • How to encrypt a filesystem with LUKS?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • LUKS

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