Package ecryptfs-utils

The eCryptfs mount helper and support libraries

https://launchpad.net/ecryptfs

eCryptfs is a stacked cryptographic filesystem that ships in Linux
kernel versions 2.6.19 and above. This package provides the mount
helper and supporting libraries to perform key management and mount
functions.

Install ecryptfs-utils if you would like to mount eCryptfs.

General Commands (Section 1)
ecryptfs-add-passphrase
ecryptfs-add-passphrase is a utility to manually add a passphrase to the kernel keyring. If the --fnek option is specified, the filename encryption key...
ecryptfs-find
This program will attempt to match encrypted filenames to their decrypted counterpart, and attempt to match decrypted filenames to their encrypted counterpart...
ecryptfs-generate-tpm-key
ecryptfs-generate-tpm-key is a utility to generate a sealing (storage) key bound to a specified set of PCRs values in the current TPM's PCR's.
ecryptfs-insert-wrapped-passphrase-into-keyring
ecryptfs-insert-wrapped-passphrase-into-keyring is a utility to manually unwrap a passphrase from a file, and insert the unwrapped passphrase into the kernel...
ecryptfs-mount-private
ecryptfs-mount-private is a wrapper script for the mount.ecryptfs_private utility that will interactively prompt for the user's login password, if necessary.
ecryptfs-recover-private
This utility is intended to help eCryptfs recover data from their encrypted home or encrypted private partitions. It is useful to run this from a LiveISO or a...
ecryptfs-rewrap-passphrase
ecryptfs-rewrap-passphrase is a utility to change the wrapping passphrase on a wrapped passphrase file.
ecryptfs-rewrite-file
This script takes one or more files/directories/symlinks as arguments, moves each of them to a temporary file, and then moves them back to the original name...
ecryptfs-setup-private
ecryptfs-setup-private is a program that sets up a private cryptographic mountpoint for a non-root user. Be sure to properly escape your parameters according to...
ecryptfs-setup-swap
This script will detect existing swap partitions or swap files, and encrypt them, using cryptsetup. Encrypted swap is essential to securing any system using...
ecryptfs-stat
This program will present statistics on encrypted eCryptfs file and its attributes.
ecryptfs-umount-private
ecryptfs-umount-private is a wrapper script for the umount.ecryptfs_private utility. It will unmount the user's private directory and clear any associated keys...
ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase
ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase is a utility to unwrap an eCryptfs mount passphrase from file, using a specified wrapping passphrase, and display the decrypted...
ecryptfs-verify
Note that options are additive. ALL checks must pass in order for this program to exit 0. Any failing check will cause this program to exit non-zero.
ecryptfs-wrap-passphrase
ecryptfs-wrap-passphrase is a utility to wrap an eCryptfs mount passphrase, using a specified wrapping passphrase, and write the encrypted output to file.
mount.ecryptfs_private
mount.ecryptfs_private is a mount helper utility for non-root users to cryptographically mount a private directory, ~/Private by default. This program...
umount.ecryptfs_private
umount.ecryptfs_private is a mount helper utility for non-root users to unmount a cryptographically mounted private directory, ~/Private. If, and only if: - the...
Miscellanea (Section 7)
ecryptfs
eCryptfs is a POSIX-compliant enterprise-class stacked cryptographic filesystem for Linux. It is derived from Erez Zadok's Cryptfs, implemented through the FiST...
System Administration (Section 8)
ecryptfsd
ecryptfsd is a userspace daemon that runs as the user performing file operations under the eCryptfs mount point. It services public key requests from the...
ecryptfs-manager
ecryptfs-manager is an application that manages eCryptfs objects such as keys. You can use ecryptfs-manager to ask key modules to generate new keys for you, for...
ecryptfs-migrate-home
WARNING: Make a complete backup copy of the non-encrypted data to another system or external media. This script is dangerous and in case of an error, could...
mount.ecryptfs
mount.ecryptfs is eCryptfs mount helper. The mount utility will defer to the mount helper to perform various configuration tasks; use the -i option to bypass...
pam_ecryptfs
pam_ecryptfs is a PAM module that can use the login password to unwrap an ecryptfs mount passphrase stored in ~/.ecryptfs/wrapped-passphrase, and automatically...
umount.ecryptfs
umount.ecryptfs is an eCryptfs umount helper, that will also unlink keys from the keyring.