[CentOS] dm-crypt/LUKS the state of the art for block device encryption?

Peter Kjellstrom cap at nsc.liu.se
Tue Feb 2 17:25:19 UTC 2010


On Tuesday 02 February 2010, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   it's been a while since i've played with filesystem encryption so,
> on centos 5.4 (and other linux distros), is dm-crypt/LUKS considered
> to be the state of the art WRT encryption?  i remember other solutions
> like loop-aes and others, but what's considered the gold standard
> these days?

Yes, dm-crypt/LUKS/ configured in /etc/crypttab is the "blessed" way afaik.

/Peter
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