Re: duplicity, backup to ftp and specifying a user name
On 05/29/2006 05:30 PM, Darin Strait wrote:
> I am attempting to use duplicity to store backups at a remote site
> The ftp user name is firstname.lastname@example.org. I do not have control over this
> name. Simply using someuser will not work.
> If I tell duplicity to use:
> duplicity seems to not be able to parse the hostname properly and can't
> even connect to the remote server. If I try:
> I get an error about failed security:
> duplicity.backends.BackendException: (-2, 'Name or service not known')
> I don't see any way to specify a ftp user name through an environment
> Does anyone have a way around this, short of my storing the backups
> locally and using ncftp to copy them to the remote site?
I've only used duplicity with scp, but maybe you have bug #238677. Bug
report has a work-around.