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Re: how to encrypt/decrypt remote folder ?

"J. B" <bakshi12@gmail.com> writes:

> On Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:17:28 +0100
> Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@alice-dsl.net> wrote:
>> "echo password | gpg --batch -q --passphrase-fd 0 --cipher-algo AES256 -c /tmp/file.tgz
>> echo password | gpg --batch -q -o /tmp/file.tgz --passphrase-fd 0 --decrypt /tmp/file.tgz.gpg"
> Thanks, but it doesn't fit with my requirement.
> I backup on a remote folder through ssh+rsync and need encryption
> on that remote folder. encfs+fuse is good but it prevents me as I
> have not found to provide the password through a key-file yet.

The --extpass or --stdinpass options for encfs can do this.

For example,

 cat password-file | encfs --stdinpass encrypted-dir clear-dir


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