[CentOS] Encrypted container on CentOS VPS

Sun Feb 16 20:00:57 UTC 2020
H <agents at meddatainc.com>

On February 16, 2020 11:17:06 AM EST, Leon Fauster via CentOS <centos at centos.org> wrote:
>Am 16.02.20 um 16:46 schrieb Subscriber:
>> ----- On Feb 16, 2020, at 5:18 PM, H agents at meddatainc.com wrote:
>>> I wonder if it is possible to set up an encrypted "file container"
>on a CentOS
>>> VPS?
>> Yes. You can create LUKS-container on 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
>>> etc etc. I would rsync files as needed to this LUKS-container
>The threat does not change while using an open "LUKS-container". So, 
>this does not address your threat model. Something that is only "open"
>on the client side will be more appropriate ... what is your usage
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Ok, understood. I am just paranoid at a "normal" level.