Can we encrypt copied files on target machine?

Pierre Abbat phma at
Thu Oct 11 22:59:39 EST 2001

On Wednesday 10 October 2001 16:44, Bennett Todd wrote:
> How about using something like the Cryptographic File System (CFS),
> where the files are stored encrypted locally, and the encryption is
> confined to blocks. This is done to make the encrypted files
> random-addressable in the CFS implementation, but a consequence it
> seems to me is that at least some changes might still rsync
> efficiently.

I've used rsync to CFS. Works fine. root can't read a CFS volume as root, but 
of course root can su to anyone else. Not that it matters on my box since I 
am root.


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