[clug] Cloud + rsync + backup

Tony Breeds tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Mon Aug 3 03:16:39 UTC 2015

On Mon, Aug 03, 2015 at 11:39:26AM +1000, Andrew Janke 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.

So why not use encfs in reverse mode and rsync/rdif backup onto google drive?

Yours Tony.
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