On Mon, 15 Dec 2003 13:31:52 -0600 "Pratt, Benjamin E." <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hello - > > I'm fairly new to FreeBSD and was wondering if there are any other > programs out there for secure deletion. I know that you can use the > -P flag with rm to overwrite files but you can't specify the > iterations of overwriting. > > What I'm looking for is something similar to (or exactly like) shred > for Linux. Is it out there?? > > Thanks, > > Ben Hi, The only programs I've seen like what you describe are 'obliterate' and 'srm'. /usr/ports/sysutils/obliterate /usr/ports/security/srm I'm not sure either of them does exactly what you want (specifying how many times to overwrite the file,) but they may be worth checking out. -Chris _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"