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Full disk encryption?

Hi there,

Is it possible to completely encrypt the SSD of a droplet using Ubuntu ?

Thanks, Gilles


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Any update on this question because it is 2020 and the question is 7 years ago. In linode I know how to do this because they provided tutorial on this https://www.linode.com/docs/security/encryption/use-luks-for-full-disk-encryption/. What about digitalocean? I think I might use linode if this is not possible. Can anyone confirm ?

While not ‘completely’, a very large file as a container might do what you want, as explained here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-dm-crypt-to-create-an-encrypted-volume-on-an-ubuntu-vps

I was planning to use TrueCrypt but thought there was a better method, thanks anyway