ecryptfs-migrate-home

       encrypted home setup


SYNOPSIS
       ecryptfs-migrate-home [-u|--user USER]


OPTIONS
       -u, --user USER
              Migrate USER's home directory to an encrypted home directory


DESCRIPTION
       WARNING: Make a complete backup  copy  of  the  non-encrypted  data  to
       another  system or external media. This script is dangerous and in case
       of an error, could result in data lost, or lock USER out of the system!

       This program must be executed by root.

       This program will attempt to migrate a  user's  home  directory  to  an
       encrypted home directory.

       This program requires free disk space 2.5x the current size of the home
       directory to be migrated.  Once successful, you  can  recover  most  of
       this space by deleting the cleartext directory.

       The  USER  must  be  logged out of all sessions in order to perform the
       migration, and have no open files according to lsof(1).

       Once the migration has completed,  the  USER  must  login  immediately,
       BEFORE THE NEXT REBOOT in order to complete the migration.

       After logging in, if USER can read and write files in their home direc-
       tory successfully, then the migration has  completed  successfully  and
       can remove the cleartext backup in /home/.

       After a successful migration, the USER really must run ecryptfs-unwrap-
       passphrase(1) or zescrow(1) and record their randomly  generated  mount
       passphrase.

       If  swap  is  not already encrypted, it is highly recommended that your
       administrator setup encrypted swap using ecryptfs-setup-swap(1).


SEE ALSO
       ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase(1), ecryptfs-setup-private(1), ecryptfs-set-
       up-swap(1), lsof(1), rsync(1), zescrow(1)

       http://ecryptfs.org/


AUTHOR
       This  manpage  was written by Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com> for
       Ubuntu systems (but may be used by others).  Permission is  granted  to
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