encrypted ZFS root and encrypted swap OOTB?

Vincent Hoffman vince at unsane.co.uk
Wed Jul 11 15:48:18 UTC 2012

On 11/07/2012 16:25, Joseph Lenox wrote:
> On 07/09/2012 06:55 PM, David Christensen wrote:
>> I wrote:
>> >>
>> https://www.dan.me.uk/blog/2012/05/06/full-disk-encryption-with-zfs-root-for-freebsd-9-x/
>> On 07/09/2012 09:43 AM, Colin Barnabas wrote:
>>> Perhaps this will help-
>>> http://www.aisecure.net/2011/11/28/root-zfs-freebsd9/
>> Thanks for the reply.  :-)
>> STFW I already found various manual instructions.  I'm looking for
>> something easier/ simpler that is built in to the installer, similar
>> to Debian and Windows.  It appears FreeBSD doesn't have that feature.
> That's because nobody has decided to implement "that feature" in the
> installer (which was just completely re-done and simplified). If you
> wanted to put something together (using the freebsd-installer source
> as a base) that adds a menu system for queuing up the relevant
> commands, I don't think anyone will complain.
I seem to recall the pc-bsd installer does some/all of this. and you can
use it to just install freebsd if you dont want the pc-bsd desktop stuff.
I havent actually every tried it though so YMMV.


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