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Re: Automating backups to an encrypted drive



On Saturday, 26 January 2008 13:18:20 -0600,
Bruno Wolff III <bruno wolff to> wrote :

> If the answer to the above question is because he doesn't want the
> encrypted drive mounted all of the time, then it would be useful to
> hear what the threat model is that produces that requirement.

Simply to leave the backups alone.  The only 'threat' would be that
inadvertently a user could mess with the files on the backup drive.
The backups happens every night and when they're done the drive is
presently automatically unmounted for the day.  Works fine with
unencrypted drives. 

Al


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