Librenix  
(Show all Xen articles . . .
)  
Headlines | Linux | Apps | Coding | BSD | Admin | News
Information for Linux System Administration 

Create an encrypted Para-Virtualised Xen guest on Debian Lenny

Up
vote
Down

This document explains how to set up a fully encrypted para-virtualized XEN instance. In this howto, the host system is running Debian Etch, while the guest system to be installed will be using Debian Lenny. If you are concerned about your privacy, you might want to consider using hard disk encryption to protect your valuable private data from spying eyes. Usually, the easiest way would be to use your distribution's installer to set up a fully encrypted system; I think most recent Linux distributions support this. However, when you are using XEN to provide virtualization, there are situations where you might not want to encrypt your whole computer with all guest instances, but instead only encrypt one OS instance. This howto will deal with exactly this situation. It assumes that the XEN host system is already up and running.
 read more | mail this link | score:7221 | -falko, May 4, 2009
More Sysadmin articles...

Buy Large Wall Art on Canvas

admin headlines

Integrate DropBox Into Thunar (Fedora 18/XFCE)

Installing Adito/OpenVPN-ALS on CentOS

Install PHP WebDAV Extension on Debian 6

Tutorial: Run different Linux network services on separate vm systems

Set up vsftpd, TLS on Debian 6

Tutorial: Install Apache2, PHP5, MySQL on CentOS 6.1 (LAMP)

 

Firefox sidebar

Site map

Site info

News feed

Features

Login
(to post)

Search

 
Articles are owned by their authors.   © 2000-2012 Ray Yeargin