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ZODB storage wrapper for encryption of database records

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ZODB storage wrapper for encryption of database records. Actually it is doing encryption and compression.

Installation manual with buildout

Follow to generate a kek.dat file:

$ git clone
$ cd keas.kmi
$ python2.7
$ ./bin/buildout
$ ./bin/runserver &

$ wget https://localhost:8080/new -O kek.dat --ca-certificate sample.pem \

$ wget https://localhost:8080/key --header 'Content-Type: text/plain' \
     --post-file kek.dat -O datakey.dat --ca-certificate sample.pem

Now copy kek.dat and the keys folder to your plone site:

$ cp -pi kek.dat /home/yourname/Plone/training/var/kek.dat
$ cp -pri keys /home/yourname/Plone/training/var/dek-storage

Then create a encryption.conf like this in your buildout directory:

enabled = true
kek-path = /home/yourname/Plone/training/var/kek.dat
dek-storage-path = /home/yourname/Plone/training/var/dek-storage/

Then edit buildout.cfg and add cipher.encryptingstorage to your eggs:

eggs +=

Now extend your [instance] ( plone.recipe.zope2instance ):

zope-conf-imports =
zope-conf-additional =
    <zodb_db main>
      cache-size 30000
        config encryption.conf
        # FileStorage database
          path ${buildout:buildout_dir}/var/filestorage/Data.fs
          blob-dir ${buildout:buildout_dir}/var/blobstorage
      mount-point /

Then run buildout:

$ ./bin/buildout

Remove the generated <zodb_db main> entry in parts/instance/etc/zope.conf:

<zodb_db main>
    # Main database
    cache-size 30000
    # Blob-enabled FileStorage database
      blob-dir /home/yourname/Plone/training/var/blobstorage
      # FileStorage database
        path /home/yourname/Plone/training/var/filestorage/Data.fs
    mount-point /

Run the tests/develop

$ virtualenv -p /usr/bin/python2.7 --no-site-packages .
$ ./bin/pip install -r requirements.txt
$ ./bin/buildout

$ ./bin/test -v1


1.1 (2016-04-22)

  • Add encryption for blobstorage. [pcdummy]

1.0.0 (2012-04-06)

0.1.0 (2012-02-14)

  • Initial release as a separate package.

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