Hard Drive Encryption and RAID 5 Tags: NAS / RAID Hard Drives Encryption Storage Last response: February 10, 2013 8:44 PM in Storage Share nachamiyahu February 5, 2013 10:21:41 AM I was wondering if there was a way to encrypt a software RAID 5 array. If so, are there any disadvantages? More about : hard drive encryption raid JeauxBleaux February 7, 2013 12:58:53 AM nachamiyahu said:I was wondering if there was a way to encrypt a software RAID 5 array. You can encrypt any data on any drive or array of drives. Try truecrypt. -> http://www.truecrypt.org/ nachamiyahu said:If so, are there any disadvantages? Forgetting your password can be a huge disadvantage... m 0 l Nothing_But_NAS a b G Storage February 10, 2013 8:44:07 PM There is also dmcryp/LUKS. Disadvantages: In addition to pass phrase issue, performance hit and you OS incorrectly recognizing an encrypted disk as not formatted are the two other major concerns. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedRaid 5 one faulty hard disk drive Forum SolvedSSD(solid state drive) vs HD(hard drive) for raid 5 / 6 Forum Choosing External Hard Drive Enclosure for RAID 5 - HELP Forum SolvedHow do i initialize hard drive raid 5 Forum SolvedHow to recover data when one hard drive crashes in a RAID 5 Arrary? Forum SolvedUbuntu full hard drive encryption. Forum my Acer V3-771 had an encryption virus and we ended up replacing the hard drive. Now we cannot get it to boot at all with the Forum Formatted Raid 5 Hard Drive recovery Forum How to add additional hard drive to raid 5 ibm x3650m3 Forum Which hard drive in my RAID 5 is failing? Forum RAID 5 configuration and after replacing the hard drive I can no longer find my Forum Can I Setup Raid5 from existing hard drive? Please help Forum Setup Raid5 from existing hard drive? Please help. Forum RAID 0 and an Additional Hard Drive, P5W DH Dlxe, Possible? Forum Windows XP Pro Raid 1 or 5 need license per hard drive Forum Hard drive encryption Forum ASUS P5N32-E SLI, raid 0 hard drives too big Forum SolvedLost hard drive raid when reinstall windows 7 Forum 4x 2TB hard drives in RAID 5 with OS Forum RAID 5 3TB Hard drives Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !