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can't enable encryption on Ubuntu repo


Mario
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Hi

I'm setting up an new Ubuntu Server 20.04 as repo to test the "Immutable Repository" feature.
I can create repos on this system without encryption, but I'm not able create encrypted repos.

The error:

repo-test: Cannot create the backup repository
An unknown error has occurred during "repo-test" backup repository processing.
 
I installed the following additional packages:
ecryptfs-utils
cryptsetup

How can I get encryption working?

Thanks

Mario

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Hi @Moderator

I don't want to encrypt the partition, I like to setup the encryption for folders as written in the helpcenter:

https://helpcenter.nakivo.com/display/KB/How+Backup+Repository+Encryption+Works

  • The ecryptfs package provides encryption of folders

Ubuntu

When you create a Backup Repository on a Ubuntu machine, you can enable encryption for that Backup Repository. The cryptsetup approach will be used for devices and partitions. The file system of the encrypted device/partition will be transformed to ext4.  At the same time, the ecryptfs approach will be used for encrypting folders.

Thanks

Mario

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