Symmetric encryption from shell script/cron job?
Anthony E . Greene
Mon May 28 05:34:01 2001
On Sun, 27 May 2001 13:24:39 William M. Shubert wrote:
>What I want to do is have a nightly cron job tar up the files that I
>need to back up, encrypt them, then copy this encrypted tar file to the
So why does it need to be symmetric encryption? Just create a key for
backup/restore and keep the secret key on a CD or floppy. Put the public key
on the machine that creates the tar files.
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