Change Ubuntu LVM encryption passphrase

Find out the UUID of the encrypted partition

cat /etc/crypttab

It will show something like this:

nvme0n1p3_crypt UUID=49c18a64-fc5d-4d90-b770-bfeda8531f7f none luks,discard

Find the ID of the drive

sudo blkid | grep 49c18a64

It will show something like this:

/dev/nvme0n1p3: UUID="49c18a64-fc5d-4d90-b770-bfeda8531f7f" TYPE="crypto_LUKS" PARTUUID="f47c4836-ba21-498c-a571-daea2ab0a52f"

Add a new passphrase

Important! Please keep at least one passphase before removing last passphrase!

sudo cryptsetup luksAddKey /dev/nvme0n1p3

Remove a passphrase

sudo cryptsetup luksRemoveKey /dev/nvme0n1p3


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