yet another rsync encryption program

Milutin Voinivich ra2323 at
Tue Jan 8 12:23:26 GMT 2008


How to use  murk when rsync entire directory?

Milutin Voinivich

Eric S. Johansson wrote:

> Eric S. Johansson wrote:
>> Eric S. Johansson wrote:
>>> Matt McCutchen wrote:
>>>> bOn Mon, 2007-12-24 at 18:34 -0500, Eric S. Johansson wrote:
>>>>> I'd love for the remote backup to be encrypted locally so one could
>>>>> backup to a hostile host.
>>>> That limits your options.  
>>> one would think.  For now, lets go with the plaintext push form of 
>>> rsnapshot. as for encryption, I think it would be possible (assuming 
>>> mods to rsync) to do rsync encrypted copies. 
> Its an encryption program, for the Unix command line, that is setup to 
> allow rsync to transfer the encrypted output files with some efficiency.
> ----
> this is an interesting variant on encrypting data and without totally 
> negating the value of rsync.  yes, the cryptosystem is weakened but 
> for many folks, it's probably good enough.
> ---eric
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