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Re: Encrypted Home Directories?
From: Kerberus <kerberus () microbsd net>
Date: 26 Nov 2002 22:28:57 -0500

you guys are lurking where the MicroBSD project is already cutting a
path.

On Tue, 2002-11-26 at 14:40, Ray Slakinski wrote:
Could this not be part of the login script that unpacks a gpg file on 
login?  The only issue is re-packing the information, and removing all 
files put the encrypted package, I guess a deamon that watches login 
could do that part

You will also need an exclude list, if your providing webspace to those 
users.

Id be also interested how this will end up working, just my 2 cents

Ray

On Tuesday, November 26, 2002, at 02:23  AM, Sumit Dhar wrote:

Hello Everyone,

Here is something I would like to do: (Could someone tell me if it is
possible on Linux)

-Every user's home directory is encrypted. No one other than the user
(including root) can read the files/directories of that user.
-Every time a user logs in, he/she will need to give a password to 
decrypt
his/her stuff.
-The root can delete the users files, but not read them.
-The whole process should ideally be completely transparent to the 
user.

Any pointers to programs that can do this on Linux??

With Regards,
Sumit Dhar
http://www.rootshell.be/~dhar








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