fusefs-cryptofs vs fusefs-cryptofs

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 01:50:20 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Tim Gustafson <tjg at soe.ucsc.edu> wrote:

> > On FreeBSD, this is spelled GELI (or GBDE, but I think geli is
> > slightly better).  Native filesystem level encryption -- rather
> > more efficient than something like fuse, needs no extra software
> > installed, very secure.
> Sorry, I should have been more specific:
> This is in the context of a jailed system.  So, the encrypted file system
> must be creatable, configurable, mountable and unmountable entirely from
> within a jail.

I use file backed GELI fs in this manner.  Of course you can script it
yourself, but I find the ez-jail handles my requirements perfectly.  See the
Eli section


if you want it to be a seperate fs, you'll need to customize I believe.

Adam Vande More

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