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Re: how to encrypt/decrypt remote folder ?

On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 02:26:59PM +0530, J. B wrote:
> Dear All,
> I am interested to know about folder encryption technology available
> in Linux for remote backup purpose.
> Let me clarify. I do my daily backup through ssh+rsync to a remote server.
> It is quite fast because of rsync. On the remote box all the backups are
> stored inside a folder. How can I encrypt that folder ? In that case,
> I have to first decrypt the folder before doing rsync and then again encrypt.
> Can I use any fuse based technology to achieve this ?
> encfs+fuse is good but propt for the password, any option to provide password
> through file ?
Are the source files encrypted?  If so, don't decrypt them and simply
rsync the encrypted files to the remote server.


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