Package ecryptfs-utils

The eCryptfs mount helper and support libraries

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

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

General Commands
Command Description
ecryptfs-add-passphrase add an eCryptfs mount passphrase to the kernel keyring.
ecryptfs-find use inode numbers to match encrypted/decrypted filenames
ecryptfs-generate-tpm-key generate an eCryptfs key for TPM hardware.
ecryptfs-insert-wrapped-passphrase-into-keyring unwrap a wrapped passphrase from file and insert into the kernel keyring.
ecryptfs-mount-private interactive eCryptfs private mount wrapper script.
ecryptfs-recover-private find and mount any encrypted private directories
ecryptfs-rewrap-passphrase unwrap an eCryptfs wrapped passphrase, rewrap it with a new passphrase, and...
ecryptfs-rewrite-file force a file to be rewritten (reencrypted) in the lower filesystem
ecryptfs-setup-private setup an eCryptfs private directory.
ecryptfs-setup-swap ensure that any swap space is encrypted
ecryptfs-stat Present statistics on encrypted eCryptfs file attributes
ecryptfs-umount-private eCryptfs private unmount wrapper script.
ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase unwrap an eCryptfs mount passphrase from file.
ecryptfs-verify validate an eCryptfs encrypted home or encrypted private configuration
ecryptfs-wrap-passphrase wrap an eCryptfs mount passphrase.
mount.ecryptfs_private eCryptfs private mount helper.
umount.ecryptfs_private eCryptfs private unmount helper.
Name Description
ecryptfs an enterprise-class cryptographic filesystem for Linux
System Administration
Command Description
ecryptfsd user-space eCryptfs daemon.
ecryptfs-manager eCryptfs key manager.
ecryptfs-migrate-home migrate a user's home directory to an encrypted home setup
mount.ecryptfs eCryptfs mount helper.
pam_ecryptfs PAM module for eCryptfs
umount.ecryptfs eCryptfs umount helper.