encryption

  1. NapoleonWils0n

    Geli encrypted container with zfs, truecrypt replacement

    FreeBSD Geli encrypted container FreeBSD geli encrypted container with zfs, truecrypt replacement Code on Github Support for geli is available as a loadable kernel module. To configure the system to automatically load the module at boot time, add the following line to /boot/loader.conf...
  2. T

    ZFS Questions about encryption and backup

    I'm new to FreeBSD but I have experience with Linux distributions. I'm very happy with FreeBSD so far. I used the guided encryption zfs option also I have raidz with 4xHDD. The encryption key is on boot pool at /boot/encryption.key, right? I also have encrypt every HDD with geli use new key and...
  3. I

    Server (NFS,SMB,CUPS,DLNA...)

    Hello everybody, I have just registered here because I am planning a project where I think FreeBSD could be the ideal OS. I am currently running a dual boot system with Arch Linux and Windows 10. Both systems have FDE, Linux with LUKS (LVM) and Windows with Bitlocker, so data can not be easily...
  4. E

    Solved cannot import, "one or more devices is currently unavailable"... but all devices present and ONLINE

    I am an idiot. I have no backup. Nothing critically important, but 6 TB of personal data I would sorely like to recover. I solemnly swear to create real backups first, before anything else, if I can get this working again. I'm a newbie to FreeBSD. This new FreeBSD system is replacing an old...
  5. eduardo

    Video: problem configuring PEFS on a home directory

    Hi everyone, I'm having a problem configuring PEFS on a user's home folder. I made a video of me following along with a very nice tutorial on YouTube by bufo333. Despite following all of bufo333's steps, my computer is not mounting the user's directory upon reboot. The video I made shows me...
  6. M

    Startup hosting and sleeping well (encryption)

    I’ve never been in a server room from which I could not steal a random hard drive without getting caught, if I wanted. I have been in server hosting companies’ rooms in more than one countries. Should I find one that employs guards with machine guns, still there is a point from which it isn’t...
  7. sku1d

    Solved Question about disk encryption: Why the master key always gets stored on the encrypted disk?

    I have read a lot about gbde, geli and dm-crypt under linux, but a question remains: Why would iI store my master key on the disk? Seriously! Anybody could rip the metadata off the disk in no time and brute force the password in a cluster without even having additional encrypted sample data...
  8. P

    Cannot kldload pefs from compiled port

    Hello, I am trying to install sysutils/pefs-kmod on a FreeBSD 10.1 box: FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE-p19 FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE-p19 #0: Sat Aug 22 03:55:09 UTC 2015 root@amd64-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64 with the following hardware: CPU: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU D525 @...
  9. aorchid

    Other geli and external firewire drive boot question

    Hello, I have multiple internal drives that are encrypted with geli via a password only. I am running 10.1 presently, and upon reboot I am asked for a password to decrypt the drives and continue the boot process. I do not have anything in /boot/loader.conf about them, other than instructing it...
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