List of cryptographic file systems

This is a list of filesystems with support for filesystem-level encryption. Not to be confused with full-disk encryption.

General-purpose filesystems with encryptionEdit

Cryptographic filesystemsEdit

FUSE-based file systemsEdit

File system Latest release
gocryptfs 2020[3]
CryFS 2019[4]
securefs 2019[5]
EncFS 2018[6]
LessFS[7] 2013[8]
MetFS[9] 2012[9]
Rclone 2021[10]
Discontinued projects
CryptoFS[11] 2007[12]
Magikfs[13] 2006[14]
PhoneBookFS[15] 2004[16]

Integrated into the Linux kernelEdit

Integrated into other UNIXesEdit

  • PEFS (Private Encrypted File System) on FreeBSD[19]
  • geli on FreeBSD
  • EFS (Encrypted File System) on AIX[20]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ext4 encryption [LWN.net]". lwn.net. Archived from the original on 19 February 2018. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  2. ^ https://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=143517753413580 [non-primary source needed]
  3. ^ "gocryptfs: simple. secure. fast". Archived from the original on 2019-02-25. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  4. ^ "CryFS: A cryptographic file system for the cloud". Archived from the original on 2019-03-23. Retrieved 2019-03-23.
  5. ^ "Release 0.8.3 · netheril96/securefs". Retrieved 2019-03-23.
  6. ^ "vgough/encfs". GitHub. Archived from the original on 2016-01-17. Retrieved 2019-03-23.
  7. ^ "Lessfs". Lessfs.com. Archived from the original on 2014-01-30. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
  8. ^ "lessfs - data deduplication for less - Browse Files at SourceForge.net". sourceforge.net. Archived from the original on 2016-01-17. Retrieved 2016-01-05.
  9. ^ a b "Metin KAYA - MetFS Encrypted, Dynamic Sized, Single File, FUSE Based Filesystem in Userspace". www.enderunix.org. Archived from the original on 2016-02-17. Retrieved 2016-01-05.
  10. ^ Craig-Wood, Nick (2021-01-20). "Rclone Changelog". rclone.org. Retrieved 2021-01-21.
  11. ^ "Reboot's personal page". reboot.github.io. Archived from the original on 2016-01-28. Retrieved 2016-01-05.
  12. ^ "Reboot's personal page". reboot.github.io. Archived from the original on 2016-01-28. Retrieved 2016-01-05.
  13. ^ "Magikfs – The Steganographic File System On Linux". magikfs.sourceforge.net. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-01-05.
  14. ^ "magikfs-The steganographic filesystem - Browse Files at SourceForge.net". sourceforge.net. Archived from the original on 2016-03-08. Retrieved 2016-01-05.
  15. ^ "Phonebook - Software to Make Your PC 'Police-Ready'". freenet.mcnabhosting.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2016-01-05.
  16. ^ "Changelog for phonebook". Archived from the original on 2016-01-17.
  17. ^ "eCryptfs in Launchpad". Launchpad.net. Archived from the original on 2014-02-09. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
  18. ^ [1] Archived September 2, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  19. ^ "glk/pefs 路 GitHub". Github.com. Archived from the original on 2014-07-22. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
  20. ^ "Understanding EFS". www.ibm.com. 29 January 2008. Archived from the original on 19 August 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2018.