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    Why is a re-key required when replacing a failed encrypted disk?

    Hi, It may seem obvious, or I haven't had enough coffee yet today, but why is a re-key required when replacing an encrypted volume? Typing in the password to add the new drive seems to bring it on line. What does a re-key do after that, that is needed? Does the geli key for the volume need to...
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    Re-key failure & cannot read metadata

    I think I fell victim to a a combination of two "bugs". No, I don't have a backup of my 24TB of data, but literally had just bought new hardware to setup as a full backup the day before and had started to copy a little bit of data over. I'm new to this so here is what happened... I added a...