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Old 07-20-2009, 06:09 AM   #1
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Mounting encrypted linux directory on Windows


Hello,

I want to make a network drive available to Windows, with the data encrypted within the linux host. As such, even if my linux server is hacked, I won't lose the sensitive data.

Does anyone know how to do it? Is squashfs/samba/putty combination enough to achieve this? Can anyone give me some ideas to start?

Thanks!

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Old 07-20-2009, 06:25 AM   #2
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So this is not some sort of dual booting, but Windows on a seperate machine?

If so, it should be ok using Samba.

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Old 07-20-2009, 09:42 AM   #3
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So this is not some sort of dual booting, but Windows on a seperate machine?

If so, it should be ok using Samba.

Mons
Thanks! What about the encryption? Do I make the data only decrypted at the windows side, but stay encrypted in Linux side all the time?

Thanks!

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Old 07-20-2009, 11:23 AM   #4
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Do I make the data only decrypted at the windows side, but stay encrypted in Linux side all the time?
Yes, that would be an approach that would meet your requirements.
 
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Yes, that would be an approach that would meet your requirements.
oh! Thanks! would you please tell me how? Which components will I need to meet this? How can I do the encryption and decryption in Windows? Any open source choice?

Thanks again!

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Maybe you could use WebDAV and create Web folders using Apache?

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Old 07-20-2009, 10:26 PM   #7
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Thank you very much Win32sux. Let me google more info on this. have a nice day!
 
  


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