Thursday, November 05, 2009

Encrypted Sparse Image Mac OS

Here is a short tip how to create the Image for privacy data protection from CLI. Let's make the `sparse' to save the space on hard disk. It is `growable' one.
$ hdiutil create -type SPARSE -size 1g -fs HFS+ \
-encryption -volname SecretPlace growableTo1g

This command create the encrypted `sparse' image in the home directory with "SecretPlace" name. The limit of this image 1Gb.

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