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Re: AES encryption for NFS4 in Debian Squeeze?

On Mon, 2010-09-13 at 10:23 +0200, Zaar Hai wrote:
> Hello guys!
> I'm hope this is a right list to write to.
> I'm setting up secure NFS4 on Debian Squeeze machines
> and I'm totally surprised that NFS4 still requires insecure and
> obsolete des-crc-cbc encryption method as the only option.

I agree that this is very poor encryption.

> The good news are that its already fixed upstream [1], both in kernel
> and nfs-utils and there is even a clean patch for linux-2.6.32 which
> is Squeeze is based on. Is there a possibility to port these changes
> to Debian Squeeze?
> [1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/lucid/+source/nfs-utils/+bug/566588

I'm sorry, but this looks like too big a change as we are close to the


Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

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