List of cryptographic file systems

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

General-purpose filesystems with encryption[edit]

Cryptographic filesystems[edit]

FUSE-based file systems

File system Latest release
CryFS 2016[4]
gocryptfs 2018[5]
securefs 2017[6]
EncFS 2016[7]
LessFS[8] 2013[9]
MetFS[10] 2012[10]
Discontinued projects
CryptoFS[11] 2007[12]
Magikfs[13] 2006[14]
PhoneBookFS[15] 2004[16]

Integrated into the Linux kernel

Integrated into other UNIXes

  • EVFS (Encrypted Virtual File System) on HP-UX[19]
  • PEFS (Private Encrypted File System) on FreeBSD[20]
  • EFS (Encrypted File System) on AIX[21]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Encryption". bcachefs.org. Archived from the original on 2 October 2017. Retrieved 23 April 2018. 
  4. ^ "CryFS: A cryptographic file system for the cloud". Archived from the original on 2016-10-01. Retrieved 2016-09-23. 
  5. ^ "gocryptfs: simple. secure. fast". Archived from the original on 2018-03-02. Retrieved 2018-03-07. 
  6. ^ "Releases · netheril96/securefs". Archived from the original on 2018-04-23. Retrieved 2018-03-07. 
  7. ^ "vgough/encfs". GitHub. Archived from the original on 2016-01-17. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  8. ^ "Lessfs". Lessfs.com. Archived from the original on 2014-01-30. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  9. ^ "lessfs - data deduplication for less - Browse Files at SourceForge.net". sourceforge.net. Archived from the original on 2016-01-17. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  10. ^ 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. 
  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. ^ [2][dead link]
  20. ^ "glk/pefs 路 GitHub". Github.com. Archived from the original on 2014-07-22. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  21. ^ "Understanding EFS". www.ibm.com. 29 January 2008. Archived from the original on 19 August 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2018.