rsync and encryption

Hendrik Visage hvjunk at
Mon Aug 29 09:07:21 MDT 2011


 If paranoid on the data you'll be syncing: Setup ssh on both sides,
and use rsync over ssh.

 If it's just the data that might get corrupted or somebody getting to
the data laterz: I believe the rsync authentication is good enough, so
add a password for the rsync daemon's shares.


On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 6:35 PM, Dirk <schoappied at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a small server at home. I like to put it 'online' and secure it as
> good as possible. The counterside of putting your personal backups on a
> server is that it might get hacked... and you don't want have to have your
> personal docs online...
> Do you think encryption is needed?
> How to use encryption with rsync?
> Thanks in advance,
> ~D
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