ecryptfsd(8)                       eCryptfs                       ecryptfsd(8)

       ecryptfsd - user-space eCryptfs daemon.

       ecryptfsd  is  a userspace daemon that runs as the user performing file
       operations under the eCryptfs  mount  point.  It  services  public  key
       requests  from  the eCryptfs kernel module; these requests are sent via
       /dev/ecryptfs on file open events. ecryptfsd only needs to be run  when
       a mount is done with a public key module.

       The  daemon  can be started simply by running ecryptfsd. ecryptfsd will
       register itself with the kernel as the daemon that should  service  all
       eCryptfs  filesystem  requests  done  under the context of the user who
       runs the daemon.

       ecryptfs(7), ecryptfs-manager(8), mount.ecryptfs(8)


       This manpage was written by William Lima <>  for
       the  Ubuntu  system (but may be used by others).  Permission is granted
       to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of  the
       GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version published by
       the Free Software Foundation.

       On Debian and Ubuntu systems, the complete text of the GNU General Pub-
       lic License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.

ecryptfs-utils                     May 2007                       ecryptfsd(8)
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