ZFS What's the difference between gbde and geli?

Mr_Dragon

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I want to setup full-disk encryption on ZFS. Which method is better for doing that - gdbe or geli? Which encryption tool is better for encrypting swap and which is better for encrypting single partitions? Which tool has better compatibility with Linux - gdbe or geli? Which tool provides better effectiveness of encryption?
 

phoenix

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GEOM-based Disk Encryption came first but was more of a proof-of-concept. GELI came later and pretty much replaced GBDE completely.

Neither are compatible with Linux in any way. (There's no GEOM on Linux, and these require GEOM to work.)
 
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