The focus of this chapter is managing advanced local storage device features. The first part of this chapter covers encrypting filesystems so you can secure mobile devices.
Next, the feature of autofs is explored. This feature allows you to automatically make devices appear in the directory structure when a user moves into a specific directory. This feature is useful for both local and remote storage devices. Remote storage devices are covered in Chapter 12 “Manage Network Storage.”
Lastly, you learn the basics of logical volume management, a replacement for traditional partitions.
After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to do the following:
Create and mount ...