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 Formatted Raid 5 Hard Drive recovery 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 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 SolvedWhat exactly happens if I choose to encrypt an external hard drive? Forum Hard drive encryption Forum ASUS P5N32-E SLI, raid 0 hard drives too big 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 !