encryption and newer zpool versions
devsku at gmail.com
Mon May 23 15:18:19 EDT 2011
I thought Oracle did publish upto nevada build 150 (which has pool
version 131 and encryption was in 130). This was in Oct '10. Did it
not do that?
On May 23, 11:58 am, Brian Behlendorf <behlendo... at llnl.gov> wrote:
> I'd love to see encryption on the Linux ZFS road map.
> But frankly, it's not up to me. Oracle has not released any updated ZFS
> code with encryption support. This could be reimplemented outside
> Oracle since there are white papers which describe how it was done.
> However, that would obviously be a lot of work. Getting it exactly
> right would also be critical since even small flaws in the
> implementation could render the whole thing pointless.
> We could consider going down this road once the current port fully
> implements all the existing ZFS features. Until then I suggest you just
> layer ZFS on top of Linux dm-crypt block devices. This works fine and
> the encryption implementation is already proven to be quite good.
> On Sat, 2011-05-21 at 09:40 -0700, devsk wrote:
> > Brian,
> > Is there a planned roadmap to bring in newer code from the build 150
> > of solaris to support pool version 130 (and 131)?
> > pool version 130 brings encryption and I think that's a huge feature
> > to have. Personally, I am looking fwd to that.
> > Thanks,
> > -devsk
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