Encrypt parts of drive?
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Tue Feb 27 04:32:36 UTC 2007
How would this affect speed? I would only have customers data encrypted as
well as my own working directory where I keep all cvs etc. System parts
would be without encryption.
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Subject: Re: Encrypt parts of drive?
Peter Lauri wrote:
> First, sorry for bugging you guys with questions. I am rather new,
> and I hope I can contribute later on with more experience.
> Is there anyway to encrypt parts of a drive? For example: I need to
> encrypt a specific home directory /home/confidentialuser/ but not
> the rest of the drive, is that possible?
One way to do this is via fuse-encfs (yum install fuse-encfs).
See the examples in the man page.
There are other ways as well, using dm-crypt to create an encrypted
container. It's been a while since I played with any of them, so
hopefully others can chime in with the pros and cons of various
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