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2006-02-01 04:28:00.309313+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Hey, does anyone out there have experience with TrueCrypt? Among my near-term projects is a distributed backup system, letting me share disk space with others and vice-versa for off-site data reliability, and I've been looking for something that would make a decent encrypted file system for this purpose. Still not sure quite how to tie transfers into it running on a remote system, but...

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#Comment Re: made: 2006-02-01 18:37:19.807072+00 by: Shawn

I've been using TrueCrypt since last fall here at work - to protect local copies of databases that contain sensitive information. PGP Disk would have been better, but I couldn't get the college to spring for it.

It's been pretty good for that purpose. The only feature I wish it had was the ability to work with key pairs instead of a single password.