e4crypt - ext4 filesystem encryption utility
e4crypt add_key -S [ -k keyring ] [-v] [-q] [
path ... ]
e4crypt get_policy path ...
e4crypt set_policy policy path ...
performs encryption management for ext4 file systems.
- e4crypt add_key -S [ -k keyring ]
[-v] [ -q] [ path ... ]
- Prompts the user for a passphrase and inserts it into the
specified keyring. If no keyring is specified, e4crypt will use the
session keyring if it exists or the user session keyring if it does
- If one or more directory paths are specified, e4crypt will
try to set the policy of those directories to use the key just entered by
- e4crypt get_policy path ...
- Print the policy for the directories specified on the
- e4crypt new_session
- Give the invoking process (typically a shell) a new session
keyring, discarding its old session keyring.
- e4crypt set_policy policy path ...
- Sets the policy for the directories specified on the
command line. All directories must be empty to set the policy; if the
directory already has a policy established, e4crypt will validate that the
policy matches what was specified. A policy is an encryption key
identifier consisting of 16 hexadecimal characters.
Written by Michael Halcrow <email@example.com>, Ildar Muslukhov
<firstname.lastname@example.org>, and Theodore Ts'o <email@example.com>