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Wed, 03 Aug 2005 16:33:56 -0400
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I was hoping for some competency, so that it would be unnecessary to
subscribe to yet another list. No such luck, so now I have to ask for
help. I currently am being prompted "Enter passphrase for key
'/root/.ssh/id_rsa':" for each segment of a backup that goes to the
How can I avoid this frustration so that I can can have automated remote
backup with duplicity? And, please, before making recommendations on
changes to the backup server, please note that I lack such access.
It had looked good <http://jcwinnie.biz/wordpress/?p=910> I followed the
instructions from Carlos Justiniano
on how to achieve automated backups of a Linux system via a distributed
network using secure remote access. I wrote a script and thought that I
had configured successfully the system so as to avoid prompting for
either my remote access password or gpg passphrase.
Backup ran for about 35 hours and then stopped without indication of a
successful full backup. Today, I ran the script again and received the
following message: "Warning, found incomplete backup sets, probably left
from aborted session
No signatures found, switching to full backup."
It has begun transfer of segments, yet I am prompted each time for a
password. I think this comes under cruel and unusual punishment of my
stupidity. In any case, I would appreciate your help.
I depend upon rdiff-backup for backing up system files to a separate
hard drive on the same system and wanted the extra insurance of having a
- [Duplicity-talk] Sigh,