Redhat Encripted disk

Regarding an encrypted disk, my training says if you loose the passphrase you will never see your data again.  

Is that totally true if you have backed up  your system ?   If I have done a "bare metal backup" can I just restore and re-setup the encryption ?

Regards;

Dave
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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
Yes, that is totally true if you have encrypted the partition or an entire drive. If you created an encrypted container with pass protection then you loose only the data inside this container.
If you have done this backup before the encryption then yes.
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