best solution for encrypting a mountpoint?

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Sun Aug 31 16:12:08 UTC 2014

Hi, Reference:
> From:		"Littlefield, Tyler" <tyler at>
> Reply-to:	tyler at
> Date:		Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:39:52 -0400

"Littlefield, Tyler" wrote:
> Hello all:
> I would like to encrypt my /home directory. Is there a good solution for 
> handling this? There is already a partition, so I'd like to unmount it 
> and somehow set it up so that it will be encrypted.
> Thanks,

FreeBSD supports 2 encrypting file systems, I happen to use gbde, try man gbde

How I use gbde to encrypt mount my /home

Julian Stacey, BSD Linux Unix C Sys Eng Consultant Munich
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