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Re: RFE: Transparent encryption on all fields

From: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
To: Sam Halliday <sam(dot)halliday(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: RFE: Transparent encryption on all fields
Date: 2009-04-27 09:34:29
Message-ID: 20090427093429.GC4676@svana.org (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 01:28:45AM -0700, Sam Halliday wrote:
> Tomas Zerolo wrote:
> > 
> >> If there were a way to prompt the user for the password to an encrypted 
> >> drive on startup for all OS, with an equivalent for headless machines... 
> 
> There is a difference between "it's possible" and "there is". I know of no
> such standard support of either of the standard OSes.

For the record, in Debian Linux you can setup an encrypted root FS
during installation and it will ask to a password on every boot.

Have a nice day,
-- 
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> Please line up in a tree and maintain the heap invariant while 
> boarding. Thank you for flying nlogn airlines.

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