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Sync between machines

How can I set backup from machine A to machine B (via WAN), but have the files in destination B encrypted in some level (password per folder\file)? Is there any solution (free or not) to backing up ...
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0answers
26 views

why is rdiff-backup not compatible with encfs ---reverse

I'm trying to use encfs with rdiff-backup to ensure that my backups to a remote server are encrypted. The easiest way to do this would be to use encfs --reverse - which means encfs will create a ...
1
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2answers
42 views

Sector by sector backup from encrypted hdd to ssd

I have a 500gb encrypted (LUKS) hdd with linux installed (only 50gb used) and I want to migrate to a 250gb ssd. Installing from scratch to the new drive is something that I want to avoid since I have ...
0
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1answer
45 views

Disk encryption stratagy [closed]

I just ordered a new machine. The old one is not encrypted, but before I now receive the new one I wanted to ask about a strategy for the new encryption. My main fear is loosing the password and ...
3
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5answers
567 views

How to split TrueCrypt file into smaller files for cloud backup to OneDrive?

I have a lot of OneDrive storage and want to back up my files, but rather than putting them directly in the OneDrive folder, I'd rather put them in a TrueCrypt volume for security reasons. However, ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Security of Microsoft Windows, Windows on a network, and network backup?

I recently got a laptop to accompany my desktop, and to manage files across them I am considering backing the laptop up to the desktop over a network, and then backing up the desktop in turn to an ...
1
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0answers
62 views

How to change the passphrase of a duplicity backup?

How to change the passphrase of a duplicity backup? I tried to just provide a new one when doing a backup but was faced with an error. GPGError: GPG Failed How should I proceed to change the ...
1
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0answers
89 views

Backing up private git repos to a normal (non-root) ssh account?

It's nice that with github and similar services, I can backup my open-source projects (using 'git push'). With private data, I have some reservations though. I'd prefer that my repos are encrypted on ...
0
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2answers
88 views

How can I plan ahead for an encryption virus locking me out of my data?

Since being held ransom in order to regain access to my files I have implemented a deep and comprehensive backup plan. But the fear still haunts me; say I get infected with a virus that can encrypt ...
0
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0answers
113 views

Encryption of Time Machine backup went wrong

I use an (Mac OS - journaled formatted) external Lacie harddrive to back up my Macbook Air via Time Machine (The external harddrive also contain other data besides my backups). The OS is Mountain ...
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2answers
357 views

Looking for a way to compress, encrypt, split, and upload data on Linux for backups to multiple clouds

As the title says, I'm looking for a way in Ubuntu/Linux to compress, encrypt, split, and upload data for backups across multiple clouds. I have grabbed multiple cloud accounts for free ranging ...
0
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2answers
222 views

Keeping config files synced in an encfs-encrypted dropbox

I using my Dropbox to sync my config files on different machines. In addition my Dropbox is synced with encfs. encfs mounts a volume with the decrypted Dropbox-folder on startup. This process takes a ...
3
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0answers
229 views

How to encrypt rsync communication? (rsyncd + stunnel, vs rsync over SSH, etc)

I don't know much about the specifics of rsync, SSH, stunnel, etc, but I'm looking for a way to make rsync backups, but the transfer of data over the network must be encrypted (the credentials, and ...
0
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0answers
18 views

Encrypted remote backup [duplicate]

2013, Still the same question but with a twist : ( How to do rsync-like encrypted backup? ) I want to save a backup of my data on a remote server, but never want the backup server to see the ...
1
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0answers
72 views

Online backup services that cannot access your data [closed]

In the midst of all the news about Kim Dotcom's Mega, I started wondering: do any online backup solutions actually store your information encrypted in such a way that they cannot decrypt it? All of ...
0
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1answer
96 views

What are the strategies available to minimise badblocks on an encrypted partition?

Let me explain my backup strategy and the problem I am facing. My current backup strategy: Open encrypted container and execute Carbon Copy Cleaner on it at least once a week. Rotate backup disks. ...
1
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2answers
604 views

Unecrypted Image of Truecrypt-Encrypted System Partition

The general tenor around the internet seems to be that you can't create images of system partitions that have been encrypted (with truecrypt) other than with dd or similar sector-by-sector copy tools. ...
6
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2answers
1k views

Encrypt Windows 8 file history

File history in Windows 8 is great, but it saves my files on an external drive without any encryption, and stores them using the exact same folder structure as the originals. If a bad guy gets his ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Is there an rsync alternative, that stores compressed and encrypted?

I'm looking for a suitable off-site backup / file synchronization solution. Both local client and remote server run linux. Storage space on the server is limited, bandwidth between client and server ...
1
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0answers
102 views

Why do I have some “encrypted” files on my Win7 Pro drive

For reasons I can't fathom I appear to have a lot of files on my drive that are considered as encrypted (I just tried to xcopy /s /c /y /d a_dropbox_folder\*.* \\somewhere_on_my_nas_drive\ and got ...
0
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1answer
399 views

Encrypted Time Machine backups in Lion

I have an external drive that already has some stuff in it. It also has a lot of space left (twice as much as the data currently in use on my local drive), which is why I'm thinking about turning on ...
1
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1answer
784 views

Is there a way to encrypt a mounted file system for off-site backup?

I want to efficiently back up an encrypted copy of my hard drive. I am currently using rsync to backup an unencrypted copy, and I find it quite efficient. I looked at duplicity and rsyncrypto, but ...
6
votes
5answers
951 views

Best way to encrypt 100GB+ of data

I have an external hard drive with a couple hundred gigabytes of backups (music, photos, video, etc). I want someone I know to back it up on their hard drive, but I want to password protect my files ...
2
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5answers
1k views

File-based encrypt-and-sync solution for Windows

There exists many syncing and backup solutions out there, but I have yet to find a setup that will cover ALL the following behavior: I want the ability to designate local folder B as the "encrypted ...
4
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2answers
2k views

Smart whole disk imaging backup compatible with TrueCrypt whole disk encryption?

I have used Acronis TrueImage whole-disk backups for a long time, and they've saved me on numerous occasions. The ease of restoring a system when you have a 3 day old full image of C:\ is just ...
6
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2answers
2k views

Time Capsule & Encrypted Backups under OS X Lion

How can I have an encrypted Time Machine backup on my Time Capsule? The option is in Time Machine preferences, but greyed out. Anyone know of hacks/workarounds to make this work?
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3answers
3k views

Incremental (delta) backup of a encrypted data

I have several files that I need to keep encrypted on my home hard disk. I currently use a TrueCrypt file container, currently around 100MB in size. I need to backup this file daily, and I'm looking ...
12
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7answers
4k views

Is there any P2P private file storage? [closed]

I would like to upload my private encrypted files to the cloud. However I don't want to rely on a company to do this, such as Dropbox. If I share it on a P2P network (such as using torrents) nobody ...
2
votes
2answers
142 views

Client-side encryption before the desktop backup software ships my data off to the cloud

I have a good price and fast upload with a local online back-up provider. I like their service and only really have one complaint: they don’t encrypt my data client-side before transmitting it to ...
1
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0answers
353 views

Automatically Encrypt And Forward An E-mail

I'm looking for some mechanism to receive e-mail, automatically encrypt it and forward to another e-mail address. Essentially, I want to this new e-mail address to be an 'off-site backup' of all my ...
3
votes
3answers
688 views

Encrypt Multiple Files into Individual Volumes Easily?

I'm looking for something like TrueCrypt, which allows me to easily and seemlessly work with a large number of encrypted files, but I'd like the files to be individually encrypted, rather than ...
1
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1answer
136 views

What offsite backup solutions allow me to control the encryption keys?

I want to find an offsite backup service where the encryption materials never leave my possession; it should be impossible for the backup provider to access the contents of my file themselves, let ...
2
votes
2answers
993 views

Create bootable clone Windows 7 while running

I'm issued a SafeBoot encrypted computer at work, and I'd like to decrypt, clone, and then reinstall with something cross-platform like TrueCrypt. In order to have a clone that's useful at all, I need ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

What's the best way to set up a backup transfer?

Machine A holds important source data that needs to be backed up. Machine B is where the data will be backed up to. They're both Ubuntu. I want to have an automated process that allows machine A to ...
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2answers
2k views

uncompress gzipped encrypted file

I have got a backfile with extension .tar.gz.enc. After fooling around I found out that it is encrypted gzipped tarball. Now I want know how to decrypt it.
1
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1answer
72 views

Archives suitable for backups

For a while now I've been using SquashFS for my monthly backups (usually onto optical media with dvdisaster recovery information). The format is reasonably convenient: good compression, can be ...
11
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3answers
8k views

How to do rsync-like encrypted backup?

I want to save a backup of my data on a remote server, but never want the backup server to see the data unencrypted. Editing a single file and backing up should not result in everything being ...
4
votes
2answers
832 views

How I can hide the folder structure from a password protected RAR file?

I want to save my files in a DVD or in several... I want to do it with this feature: I want to protect and hide my files through a password. Normaly I used to compress my files and put it a password ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Windows 7 backup to TrueCrypt Encrypted External Device

First off, forgive me if my tech vocabulary is lacking. I'm fairly new to the stuff, especially regarding encryption. If I'm being too vague please let me know and I'll try to provide more detail. The ...
3
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3answers
732 views

Encrypt time machine backups

What is the best way to encrypt backups made by Time Machine?
3
votes
3answers
3k views

rsync useful w/ encrypted files?

Is rsync efficient for transferring encrypted files? More specifically: I encrypt 'x' with my public key and call the result 'y'. I rsync 'y' to my backup server. 'x' changes slightly I encrypt ...
2
votes
2answers
850 views

How to decrypt a file given the encryption key and the file but not the algorithm?

I am trying to backup some files that have been encrypted by a 3rd party solution we use in work. I would like to back them up in their unencrypted state as our backup solution has robust encryption ...
1
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1answer
413 views

How do I create encrypted backups of gmail (or any other email) via IMAP client (e.g. Thunderbird)

This question is regarding the use of Thunderbird (or other IMAP clients) and suggested backup and encryption tools, not Gmail. I have Thunderbird setup to access an email account via IMAP (in this ...
0
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3answers
134 views

(private) backup: where and how do you store it?, SYNC WITHOUT INTERNET!, >5 Terabytes, Encryption?

Currently I've many photos and videos made over the time and I don't want to miss them anymore. (BTW: It's about terabytes). To be sure in case of a burglary, fire or whatever I want to store it NOT ...
1
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2answers
86 views

How to deal with the keys/password used for backing up files?

Basically I am trying to figure out how to keep my backup secure, I am going to be archiving the home directory of my system which has some important documents such as tax returns, a password ...
1
vote
1answer
480 views

Automated backup to JungleDisk-RackSpace cloud

It's quite complicated. (Okay, not that much.) My father is a person who likes the old way, where you store stuff on DVD, BD, HDD. Sad thing that I can't afford a NAS, they just cost way too much. ...
1
vote
3answers
11k views

Decrypt iTunes Backup File

I have a backup of my device stored in iTunes. iTunes created a folder for my device. Now I have *.mddata and *.mdinfo files. The problem is that I accidentally told it to encrypt these files so now ...
3
votes
4answers
223 views

Backing up data in an encrypted way

I have the following use case: There's some data from my PC I want to periodically back-up online I own some hosting, so I want to use that for the backups, don't want to pay to another backup ...
1
vote
3answers
830 views

Backup to disk, encrypted, without any installed local software

Ok, this is a tough one, and it might not even be possible, but no harm in asking I guess. I have a Buffalo Terastation file server that I use for network attached storage. After a couple of phone ...
4
votes
3answers
4k views

Mounting truecrypt system partition copied to USB drive

I'm rather baffled by this one. I am using Windows Vista and am running truecrypt version 6.2a system encryption with pre-boot authentication for the C: only. I have a D: which is not encrypted. ...