[Gluster-users] NFS mounting encrypted gluster volume

Santosh Pradhan spradhan at redhat.com
Fri Jun 20 06:42:12 UTC 2014

I am not sure if encryption is fully working with NFS. I see one issue 
still in OPEN state i.e.



On 06/19/2014 03:38 AM, Mark Lewis wrote:
> Hello
> I've looked around as much as possible, but I want to tread carefully. 
>  I've created a couple of gluster volumes and before I do a
> gluster volume set <Vol> encryption.master-key /path/to/key
> for each, I need to plan properly and decide the path.  Given the key 
> only needs to be in place during the mount operation, there are a 
> number of ways I can think of approaching this matter but I don't like 
> them.  I don't think it's safe to keep the keys on the servers local 
> to the data in case the box(es) are rooted.
> I will basically have any number of VMs running concurrently, and they 
> will each be wanting to access a different encrypted gluster volume 
> over the network.  Each will have been given the master key for the 
> corresponding volume (although as I'm in the process of building out 
> the platform, it doesn't have to be that way.  I wanna do it right 
> first time though obviously).
> What's the best practice?
> Thanks IA
> Mark
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