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PAM module for eCryptfs.

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2008-07-21
pam_ecryptfs(8) Linux-PAM Manual pam_ecryptfs(8)

NAME

pam_ecryptfs - PAM module for eCryptfs

SYNOPSIS

pam_ecryptfs.so [unwrap]

DESCRIPTION

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 mount a private cryptographic directory.

OPTIONS

unwrap Use the login passphrase to unwrap an eCryptfs mount passphrase. MODULE SERVICES PROVIDED The services auth, and session are supported.

EXAMPLES

To unwrap a mount passphrase and automatically mount a private directory on login, add the following lines to /etc/pam.d/common-auth: auth required pam_ecryptfs.so unwrap /etc/pam.d/common-session: session optional pam_ecryptfs.so unwrap

SEE ALSO

ecryptfs(7), pam.conf(5), pam.d(8), pam(8) /usr/share/doc/ecryptfs-utils/ecryptfs-faq.html http://ecryptfs.org/

AUTHOR

This manpage was written by Dustin Kirkland <@ubuntu.com> for Ubuntu systems (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this doc‐ ument 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.
Linux-PAM Manual 2008-07-21 pam_ecryptfs(8)
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