How many times have you had to staff the server room during the graveyard shift just to enter a password to unlock encrypted disks at boot time? Has this requirement kept you away from securing your data? What are your options?
Red Hat has included disk encryption for years with Linux Unified Key Setup-on-disk-format (LUKS). This solution is easy to implement and configure for your encryption needs, but
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When deploying Red Hat Virtualization with as much automation as possible, building a custom boot ISO can be a useful tool. While the default installer for the Red Hat Virtualization Host (RHVH) is easy enough, sometimes, it pays to trim down the process. Augmenting the default install process for RHVH is pretty straight forward. In the following article I will walk you through the steps and describe the details of the RHVH installer.
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As a Solutions Architect, I enjoy creating and adding custom configurations to my Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization(RHEV) environment using a feature called hooks. A hook is a custom script that executes at a certain point during a RHEV event. You can attach scripts to several events. To see the full list of RHEV hooks, do a directory listing of “/usr/libexec/vdsm/hooks” on a RHEV hypervisor and you will see the below list.
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