pam_ecryptfs is a PAM module that can use the login password to unwrap an ecryptfs mount passphrase stored in ~/.ecryptfs/wrapped-passphrase, and automatically mount a private cryptographic directory.
Use the login passphrase to unwrap an eCryptfs mount passphrase.
The services auth, and session are supported.
To unwrap a mount passphrase and automatically mount a private directory on login, add the following lines to
auth required pam_ecryptfs.so unwrap
session optional pam_ecryptfs.so unwrap
ecryptfs(7), pam.conf(5), pam.d(8), pam(8) /usr/share/doc/ecryptfs-utils/ecryptfs-faq.html http://ecryptfs.org/
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