[OpenAFS] encrypted volumes
Fri, 6 Feb 2009 19:27:13 +0100
Am Freitag, 6. Februar 2009 19:12:34 schrieb David Bear:
> well -- I don't know about truecrypt -- and doubt that windows, mac and
> linux de jour does as well.
Well, they do.
> AFS volumes represent a very convenient way to have multiple offsite
> backups of stuff -- and would be a great platform to build a service on
> like 'carbonite' or the iron mountain data backup solution. Having
> encrypted volumes would really make this kind of service sing.
No. Backup volumes are _not_ a real backup. They are snapshots of the rw=20
volumes which can be used to take a backup from without fear that the data=
changes in between. Being a snapshot, they usually stay where their rw volu=
is. So what you really want is not encrypted volumes, but an encrypted back=
That's a totally different thing.
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