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Re: [suse-security] automatic backups over ssh/scp
  • From: semat <semat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 17:58:29 +0300 (EAT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0107311757140.13821-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> 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.

Noah.


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