[clug] Cloud + rsync + backup

Paul Harvey csirac2 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 02:07:37 UTC 2015

I'm a huge fan of bup [1], but haven't played with any of the hacks
which add encryption (Eg. [2]).

I've been meaning to look into ZBackup [3].

Crypto is easy to get wrong, I tend to avoid file-level encryption.
Curious to see what others suggest.

[1] https://github.com/bup/bup
[2] https://github.com/skorokithakis/encbup
[3] http://zbackup.org/

On 3 August 2015 at 11:39, Andrew Janke <a.janke at gmail.com> wrote:
> Anyone have some wisdom to share here?  I'm looking at things like:
>    https://github.com/HolgerHees/cloudsync
> But it's java.... There's also this thing:
>    http://www.duplicati.com/
> Ideally I want a file level encrypted remote backup (to Google Drive)
> with keys kept locally, connection via ADSL so it has to be
> incremental. Some keep a full image and incrementals, some (like
> rsync-backup) keep a current version up to date and keep diffs back to
> a previous state. It doesn't seem that rsync supports encryption?
> I'm curious as to how a restore happens if all you have is a key. I
> take it isn't going to happen if you don't keep a backup of your key
> somewhere!
> If it helps I currently use dirvish for local backups and rsync the
> current state of things to a geographically distant thing.
> ta
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