[SATLUG] RAID-1 vs rsync
demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Mon Jun 12 07:39:09 CDT 2006
> On 6/11/06, Travis H. <solinym at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The package "duplicity" uses gpg to encrypt the contents before
> > they're transmitted, and uses librsync for efficient transmision, so
> > you can back up to an untrusted remote site now. Very cool!
> > --
> rsync can already do ssh...I use it to rsync my amateur radio bbs
> directory to another computer on the network. wonder what the
> speed/overhead difference is between rsync using ssh and duplicity
> using gpg.
Right, but that doesn't save the target in an encrypted format,
if I understand Travis correctly, duplicity will encrypt not in
transition (which is easily done using the "-e ssh" switch in rsync)
but *before* transition, and the backed up copy stays encrypted.
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