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Feature request: Offer to encrypt file system option (e.g. useful for GDPR) #2759

therobyouknow opened this issue Feb 27, 2018 · 1 comment


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@therobyouknow therobyouknow commented Feb 27, 2018

Please could there be a option to encrypt all or specific parts of the filesystem, provided the platform supports it.

I would think this would enhance security for both local and production environments.

Existing manual approach here for website code area (docroot):

But need to consider how to encrypt areas of the filesystem that the database uses.

Swap space encryption:


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@therobyouknow therobyouknow commented Jun 7, 2018

In the meantime, while there is still not a feature for this, I am making it possible another way by building a server more manually, to achieve encrypted file system, using the following resources and making use of Docker:

I've applied the above solutions for the building of my production server.

Thanks again though for a great tool in puphpet. I will continue to use it to build local VMs, upon which I will apply the above for local development to mimic the production server.

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