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Create and Mount an Encrypted Directory Using gocryptfs

Hands-On Lab

 

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David Thomas

Database Training Architect II

Length

00:15:00

Difficulty

Intermediate

In this activity you will create an encrypted directory using gocryptfs. This is based on the gocryptfs quickstart here: https://nuetzlich.net/gocryptfs/quickstart/ You are working as a System Administrator and have been tasked with creating an encrypted directory using gocryptfs on a user's workstation running the CentOS Linux 7.7 operating system. You will need to log into the user's workstation remotely and complete the following tasks to accomplish this: 1. Install gocryptfs packages. 2. Create directories. 3. Initialize encrypted directory. 4. Mount filesystem.

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Hands-On Labs are scenario-based learning environments where learners can practice without consequences. Don't compromise a system or waste money on expensive downloads. Practice real-world skills without the real-world risk, no assembly required.