[CentOS] Encrypted container on CentOS VPS

Sun Feb 16 19:59:05 UTC 2020
H <agents at meddatainc.com>

On February 16, 2020 12:13:59 PM EST, Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists at uni-x.org> wrote:
>Am 16.02.2020 um 16:18 schrieb H:
>> I wonder if it is possible to set up an encrypted "file container" on
>a CentOS VPS? I am the root user of the VPS but the hosting company
>also has access to the VPS and thus all files. Is it possible to create
>a LUKS-container on the VPS and those files only be accessible by me?
>IOW, most of the file system on the VPS would be regular file system
>but the container could be used by me as needed. This would allow the
>VPS to reboot normally, I could ssh in normally etc etc. I would rsync
>files as needed to this LUKS-container though.
>Sounds like you want a transparent client-side encryption solution. For
>CentOS mailing list
>CentOS at centos.org

Interesting. I looked at the website and it talks about working various cloud solutions but does not explicitly mention a VPS. Is anyone on this list using it?