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<h4>Table of Contents</h4>
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<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserGettingStarted&weblang=en#Gettingstarted">Getting started</a></li>
<ol><li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserGettingStarted&weblang=en#FirstSteps">First Steps</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserGettingStarted&weblang=en#HintsCaveats">Hints / Caveats</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserGettingStarted&weblang=en#Comments">Comments</a></li>
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<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserConfiguration&weblang=en#ConfigurationofyourCryptoBox">Configuration of your CryptoBox</a></li>
<ol><li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserConfiguration&weblang=en#Overview">Overview</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserConfiguration&weblang=en#Foreword">Foreword</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserConfiguration&weblang=en#Initialization">Initialization</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserConfiguration&weblang=en#Configuration">Configuration</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserConfiguration&weblang=en#HintsCaveats">Hints / Caveats</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserConfiguration&weblang=en#Comments">Comments</a></li>
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<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserDailyUse&weblang=en#DailyuseoftheCryptoBox">Daily use of the CryptoBox</a></li>
<ol><li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserDailyUse&weblang=en#Activateyourencryptedfilesystem">Activate your encrypted filesystem</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserDailyUse&weblang=en#Useyourencrypteddata">Use your encrypted data</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserDailyUse&weblang=en#Deactivateyourencryptedfilesystem">Deactivate your encrypted filesystem</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserDailyUse&weblang=en#ShutdownyourCryptoBox">Shut down your CryptoBox</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserDailyUse&weblang=en#Incaseofemergency">In case of emergency</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserDailyUse&weblang=en#QuestionsandAnswers">Questions and Answers</a></li>
<li><a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserDailyUse&weblang=en#Comments">Comments</a></li>
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<strong>Navigation:</strong> ( <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUser&weblang=en">CryptoBoxUser/en</a>, <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserConfiguration&weblang=en">CryptoBoxUserConfiguration</a>)
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<h1 id="ConfigurationofyourCryptoBox">Configuration of your CryptoBox</h1>
<h2 id="Overview">Overview</h2>
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All parts of administration of the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a> are done through a comfortable web interface. If this is the first time you use the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a>, just follow the steps below.
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You can safely ignore the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserConfiguration&weblang=en#Foreword">Foreword</a> if you are in a hurry.
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<a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserConfiguration&weblang=en#Initialization">Initialization</a> describes the process of integrating a new harddisk. You usually have to perform this steps if you start with a new <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a> or after replacing the harddisk.
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In the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserConfiguration&weblang=en#Configuration">Configuration</a> section, you can configure the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a> according to your personal needs, e.g. change your desired language for the web interface or change the IP address of the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a>.
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Do not forget to read the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserConfiguration&weblang=en#HintsCaveats">Hints / Caveats</a> section too.
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<h2 id="Foreword">Foreword</h2>
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Okay, you finished the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserGettingStarted&weblang=en">CryptoBoxUserGettingStarted</a> and are now sitting in front of a computer that is connected via network with your <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a>. You point a browser to &#34;<a class="ext-link" title="https://192.168.0.23&#34;" href="https://192.168.0.23&#34;">https://192.168.0.23&#34;</a> and the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a> interface appears.
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Before you can save data on your <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a>, its harddisk has to be formatted with a cryptographic filesystem. Sounds complicated but don't be scared - it's really a &#34;one click&#34; thing. :)
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<h2 id="Initialization">Initialization</h2>
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Click on <i>Initialize CryptoBox</i> in the title bar.
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<a href='/trac/cryptobox/file/trunk/www-data/screenshots/en_init.png' style='padding:0; border:none'><img src='/trac/cryptobox/file/trunk/www-data/screenshots/en_init.png?format=raw' alt="en_init.png" title="en_init.png" style="" /></a>
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Now you are promted to enter two passwords twice (because we want to train your typing skills ;).
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<ul><li>The first password is the <i>administration password</i>.
<ul><li>It is used to protect the configuration of the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a>.
</li><li>This is necessary to make sure, that no one without your permission can destroy your data by re-initializing the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a>.
</li><li>Chances are good, that you will only need it once.
</li><li>You may leave it empty, but this is not recommended.
</li></ul></li><li>The <i>crypto password</i> is the more important password, protecting the data on your harddisk. Choose it wisely!
<ul><li>You will need it, whenever you want to access your encrypted data.
</li><li>For a secure password consider a length of at least 15 characters including digits and special characters. The security of your encrypted data stands or falls with a good password.
</li></ul></li><li>To avoid mistakes and to remind you on what you're going to do, you have to type the displayed red phrase into the last field.
</li><li>Now you can complete the initialization by clicking on the <i>Initialize !CryptoBox</i> button at the bottom of the form.
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That's all. Wasn't it a real &#34;one click&#34; thing? Cryptography has never been easier to use. ;)
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The initialization process takes place in the background and will be completed after a few minutes, depending on your harddisk's size.
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<h2 id="Configuration">Configuration</h2>
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While the initialization is usually done only once, the configuration can be changed at any time you want. You can reach it by clicking at <i>Configuration</i> in the menu bar of the website. Now you see a form with four fields:
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<a href='/trac/cryptobox/file/trunk/www-data/screenshots/en_config.png' style='padding:0; border:none'><img src='/trac/cryptobox/file/trunk/www-data/screenshots/en_config.png?format=raw' alt="en_config.png" title="en_config.png" style="" /></a>
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<ul><li>If you defined an administration password during <i>Initialization</i>, you have to enter it first. Otherwise this field does not appear.
</li><li>If the default network address (IP) doesn't fit into your network infrastructure, you can change it in the second field.
</li><li>The timeout defines the amount of time (in minutes) after that the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a> deactivates the access to the encrypted data. If you e.g. copy a file on the box, it starts counting at zero, so down-/uploads won't be interrupted.
</li><li>It's good choice to enter a small number (few minutes).
</li><li>A timeout of <i>0</i> turns off the automatic deactivation - this is not recommended.
</li><li>At <i>language preferences</i> you can select the default language for the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a> interface.
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Complete your changes by clicking on <i>Save configuration</i>.
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That's all - your <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a> is now ready for <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUserDailyUse&weblang=en">daily use</a>!
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<h2 id="HintsCaveats">Hints / Caveats</h2>
<ul><li>All data on the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a> harddisk will be erased during <i>Initialization</i>.
</li><li>All passwords have to be typed twice to reduce the chance of a typo.
</li><li>The optional adminstration password is necessary for configuration only.
</li><li>The crypto password protects your beloved data.
</li><li>If the cryptobox is not reachable by browsing to 192.168.0.23, you may have to adjust the network settings of your computer for initialization of the <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBox&weblang=en">CryptoBox</a>.
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<i>back to <a href="?action=doc&page=CryptoBoxUser&weblang=en">CryptoBoxUser</a></i>
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<h2 id="Comments">Comments</h2>
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