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I've got a small ubuntu server running the LAMP stack that uses an encrypted disk. I would like to know if it's possible to reboot it remotely. Currently I have to be physically present at the machine to enter in the passphrase to mount the volume.

I imagine there might be a way to set up some kind of autorunning script that runs during boot that can enter in the password for me, and then deletes this script.

Is this possible?

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  • The lamp server only starts after login?
    – user200348
    Jul 17, 2015 at 1:14

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Perhaps this will help? Looks to be using ssh for the operation.

https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/5017/ssh-to-decrypt-encrypted-lvm-during-headless-server-boot

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