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Re: How to make an encrypted svnsynced repository

From: Alec Kloss <alec.kloss_at_oracle.com>
Date: 19 Jan 2010 07:00:04 -0600

On 2010-01-16 08:06, Ton Boelens wrote:
> > I don't think this is built into subversion. I've asked about a
> > similar feature in the past and not gotten anywhere. It would be
> > pretty slick to have a "repository session key" that is
> > pgp-encrypted for the committers/reviewers of the repository that
> > all files (and network traffic) is encrypted with. If the svn
> > clients managed it all well, it could be pretty seamless. A new
> > committer would be added to the repository session key, and
> > revoking a committer would require generating a new key and
> > encrypting new revisions with it. It would be a great feature
> > because you could distribute a secure repository onto a public
> > subversion server and only send private data to and from it.
> I agree, that would be great functionality. However, I would like to
> have the encrypted remote copy this winter :-)

What about using exposing a device on the server with iscsi and then
running OS encryption on the clients on top of that device? The remote
repository would be "live" for use but only for clients that have the
encryption key for the filesystem.

Alec.Kloss_at_oracle.com			Oracle Middleware
PGP key: http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x432B9956
Received on 2010-01-19 14:00:43 CET

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