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Re: PGP Shredder for Linux servers?

 On Wed, 2008-03-19 at 11:38 -0400, Alex Pennace wrote: 
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 11:22:06AM -0400, John Abreau wrote: 
> > The customer data is centrally managed from a Linux samba 
> > server, though, and I need a way to do the same type of 
> > file destruction on the server. What's the recommended 
> > equivalent command-line software for securely deleting files 
> > on Linux? 
> Use shred(1). 

Note that this is completely ineffective on a journalled filesystem such 
as ext3, Reiser, XFS, JFS... 

See the above mentioned man page for details. 

Cole Tuininga <[hidden email]> 
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