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ECryptfs mount helper.

May 2007
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mount.ecryptfs - eCryptfs mount helper.


mount -t ecryptfs [lower directory] [ecryptfs mount point]


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 the mount helper if you would rather manually specify your mount options. To mount eCryptfs, specify the lower directory (i.e., /root/crypt) for the encrypted files and the eCryptfs mountpoint (i.e., /mnt/crypt) for the decrypted view of the files: mount -t ecryptfs /root/crypt /mnt/crypt


ecryptfs(7), ecryptfsd(8), ecryptfs-manager(8), mount(8) /usr/share/doc/ecryptfs-utils/ecryptfs-faq.html


This manpage was written by William Lima <> for the Ubuntu system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation. On Debian and Ubuntu systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.
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mount.ecryptfs(8) referred by ecryptfs-manager(8) | ecryptfsd(8) | umount.ecryptfs(8)
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