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SSH public key login fails without pattern

(previously posted at stackoverflow by error) I'm running a bunch of servers with Ubuntu 14.04.1 (sun,hyperion,...) all of which use public keys (OpenSSH_6.6.1, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 on all ...
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Does ecryptfs (perhaps implicitly) checksum data?

I am planning to set up a NAS with ecryptfs used for encryption. I am wondering if ecryptfs will tell me if a file has been silently corrupted (by e.g., a faulty harddrive), or if I would still be ...
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Directory mounted with ecryptfs shows up as r/w in mount but shows a “read-only” error

I just mounted postgres home(/var/lib/postgresql) with ecryptfs. After rebooting the machine, it is mounted for me automatically, but if I try to do any writes it tells me that it's a read-only ...
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crontab cannot find script

I have a cron job that runs under my user once per night. I installed it using crontab -e and a by adding the line: 0 1 * * * /home/username/diskreport.sh The crontab is set up so that ...
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Can't mount ecrytpfs as a non-root user on Red Hat

I'm trying to mount a ecryptfs volume on Red Hat as a regular user. ecryptfs-utils is installed from source (repos only contain old versions). Mounting as root works normally, but trying with a ...
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How can I use a temporary file descriptor with ecryptfs?

I'd like to be able to run a script, have it prompt me for my password, and then mount an ecryptfs directory. I do not want the password to sit around on the file system, or show up in logs, ps, etc. ...
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eCryptfs on ubuntu server : How to keep the home mounted without being over ssh?

I have a daemon program who need to read in a file who is saved somewhere in my home folder. But every time I close my ssh connection, this daemon can't read the file because it appear that eCryptfs ...
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pam_ecryptfs: Error getting passwd (ProFTPD)

proftpd: pam_ecryptfs: Error getting passwd info for user [USERNAME] I am getting this error in the syslog nearly every time any user connects via FTP, the user is able to connect and the session ...
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encryptfs auto-mounting script

I'm trying to make a script, that creates and mounts encrypted directory using ecryptfs(on ssh logons(with passphrase sent via pipe) and by some other scripts). I know about ecryptfs-setup-private ...
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Enable ACL for eCryptFS mounted home directory

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 with the "encrypt home directory" feature. This uses eCryptFS to encrypt and mount my home directory. Now I need to enable ACL for this mount but since it's not configured ...
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Is it safe to alter the underlying encrypted files for a live mounted ecryptfs volume?

I want to do live synchronization of an encrypted directory with a server, such that the server only sees encrypted data. Suppose I put the underlying ecryptfs data in: /home/user/.Private And I ...
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how to automatically mount ~/Private using ecryptfs when logging in via ssh pubkey

Raionale: I want to be able to automatically make backups to a remote machine, which will be encrypted with ecryptfs. The title says it all: I set up ecryptfs-utils on my Debian Squeeze box, and set ...
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Using ecryptfs encrypted home directories with Dovecot

I have setup home directory encryption on Ubuntu 10.04 machine, but ecryptfs does not seem to be able to work with Dovecot (or CourierIMAP, etc). After successful IMAP login, home directory is never ...
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Backup strategy for eCryptfs

We have a small network with a Ubuntu server in the middle and Ubuntu notebooks around. The notebooks all use eCryptfs to encrypt the whole home directory of users. Usually, there are two or more ...
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Ubuntu: How to decrypt home directory, swap (basically everything) without reinstalling?

I just faced a problem with encrypted home directory in Ubuntu Server 10.04. While I know a workaround, I want to just to completely remove encryption from everything. Any hints how to do that ...