Bacula backups and data encryption
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Vlad, Thanks for the input. I'm only interested in encrypting the traffic
hence TLS shall it be.
On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 5:42 PM, Dan Langille <dan < at > la...> wrote:
On Feb 20, 2008, at 5:03 PM, Vladimir Doisan wrote:
Encrypting the backup will secure it in transit. Users must be aware
that encryption of the backup requires keeping the encryption keys
secure. If the keys are lost, your backup is useless.
Bacula has ability to use "Master keys" to prevent this unfortunate
event. It is explained in the link that I posted in the previous
Additionally, things really should be backed up off-site.
Master keys are still.. just keys. And can be lost.
I'm not against encrypting backups. If all that is required is
encrypting the traffic, use TLS.
Dan Langille -- http://www.langille.org/
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