Transparent Cryptographic File System for Linux Announce
From: ermmau@Dipartimento.Informatica.ed.Applicazioni (Universita' di Salerno)
Subject: New Release of TCFS (Transparent Cryptographic File System)
Date: 4 Mar 1997 22:42:30 GMT
Keywords: Cryptographic, FileSystem, NFS, Security
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We are glad to announce the availability of release of 2.0pl5 of TCFS
(Transparent Cryptographic File System) for Linux.
TCFS is a cryptographic filesystem developed here at Universita' di
Salerno (Italy). It operates like NFS but allow users to use a new
flag X to make the files secure (encrypted). Security engine is based on
The TCFS version 2.0 works in Linux kernel space, and may be linked as
a kernel module. It is developed to work on Linux 2.0.x kernels.
Changes in the current release:
- - We added patch for the mount command.
Now we provide the patched sources for release 2.5 of the mount command.
- - We added patch for the poeigl admin tools (passwd).
Now we provide the patched sources for the poeigl package.
- - We fixed bugs for files with holes.
We have also re-structured the entire distribution:
tcfs2.0pl5.diff - Patch for Linux 2.0.xx kernels.
This patch adds TCFS support to the Linux kernel.
To apply this patch cd to /usr/src and type
patch -p0 < tcfs2.0pl5.diff.
tcfsutils.tgz - Utilities needed by TCFS
mount.tgz - Patched mount command. This mount supports tcfs
xattrd.tgz - XATTRD daemon needed to handle ext2 fs extended
attributes via RPC.
admin.tgz - Patched poeigl package.
e2fsprogs.tgz - Patched e2tools (lsattr and chattr).
patches dir - Patches for poeigl, mount and e2fsprogs.
These files are available at ftp://mikonos.dia.unisa.it/pub/tcfs/v2.0/Packages;
installation instruction are in the README file.
At the URL ftp://mikonos.dia.unisa.it/pub/tcfs/v2.0 you can find the new Ў ftp://mikonos.dia.unisa.it/pub/tcfs/v2.0
release with the old distribution structure.
A mailing-list is available at email@example.com.
Documentation is available at http://mikonos.dia.unisa.it/tcfs.
Here you can find instructions for installing TCFS and docs on
how it works.
Mirror sites are available at http://www.globenet.it/~ermmau/tcfs and Ў http://www.globenet.it/~ermmau/tcfs
http://www.inopera.it/~ermmau/tcfs Ў http://www.inopera.it/~ermmau/tcfs