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Re: [suse-security] automatic backups over ssh/scp
Hello List

Am Die, 31 Jul 2001 schrieb semat:
> > user AND password in my backup-script. How do specify a password for
> > ssh / scp in a script??
> I use this but I use RSA authentication. You do not want to store
> passwords anywhere on your system in clear text because someone who broke
> into your machine and read the script could then access the backup server
> and get the sensitive information.

Keep in mind, if someone broke into the machine and can read the script he
also has access to the sensitive Information on this machine. He do not
need to break into the Backupserver because he is in the Server where the
Backup was made.

Hendrik
> Noah.


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