[Remops] Encrypting Remailer filesystem

Stefan Claas sac at 300baud.de
Mon May 27 18:59:03 BST 2019

SEC3 wrote:

> On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 05:46:21PM +0200, Stefan Claas wrote:
> > Stefan Claas wrote:
> > However, what I like to do, as understood Christian did, is like
> > to encrypt the pool, so that third parties can not see what
> > messages resides in an exit's pool, so that they don't know
> > in advance what destination the messages have, if that makes
> > any sense.
> Interesting. I would like to read Christian Mock's description of
> his setup. Is it in APA-S?

Not that I am aware of. He told the community once that he encrypted
his filesystem and IIRC he runs Austria not on a VPS.

> I have never really tried encryption partitions on my servers.
> In the end I realize that I am on a VPS server. the VPS
> company keeps regular, live snapshots of my VPS. They archive those
> snapshots for god-knows how long. This reality would seem to make
> futile any attempts my me to hide my sensitive remailer files from
> that particular third party.
> But Christian's set up that you wish to mimic would solve this?

Not sure, that's why I opened this thread in hope to receive a
good advise. Also my assumption is if people use nowadays Nyms
and Mailchuck it would be no big deal IMHO, but you never know
how advanced users are and that is the reason why I like to


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