Backup with encryption

Erwan David erwan at
Thu Feb 17 22:38:52 CET 2005

Le Thu 17/02/2005, Dany Nativel disait
> According to the man page, you can choose the one you like :
> *
> --encrypt-key */key/
>    When backing up, encrypt to the given public key, instead of using
>    symmetric (traditional) encryption. Can be specified multiple times.
> BTW,  I use rdiff-backup ( which 
> doesn't offer any encrytpion but  provides a very efficient way to 
> perform incremental backups.

I use tar f -|gpg for my backups. And I encrypt with my public key. My private key 
is stored on a USB key for security. 


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