mixed system backups

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at anu.edu.au
Thu Jan 3 15:54:28 EST 2002

At 2:21 PM +1100 02/1/3, Damien Elmes wrote:
>Kim Holburn <kim.holburn at anu.edu.au> writes:
>> > > Any pointers - even alternatives to rsh from the more security wise.
>> >
>> >ssh with RSA or DSA keys.
>> Forget it unless you want to have your machines spend 90% of their time
>> encrypting and decrypting.
>depends on the speed of the machines. alternative ciphers are also available,
>some of which trade off some level of encryption but result in a marked
>behind a company firewall it's probably not a problem, but if that data stored
>say, confidential billing information, it would be nice not to have other
>employees have access to it if they're just sitting on the network.

If you have switches or secure hubs then only the two endpoints of a connection see that traffic.

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