Creating a encrypted directory during the server installation

Rick Clark rick.clark at
Mon Sep 22 17:21:43 UTC 2008

On Monday 22 September 2008 12:09:17 Mathias Gug wrote:
> The question is not whether encrypted directories are useful in a server
> environment - they are for specific use cases (login servers, file
> servers, not so much for database servers, http or mail servers) - but
> whether it's worth adding an extra step to the installation process
> asking the user to setup encrypted directories for the system.

While I think we need to take a very close look at installer usability in the 
future, I think that adding htis question makes little difference.  It is 
easy to preseed it and avoid all questions.  

Rick Clark

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> Mathias Gug
> Ubuntu Developer

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