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Re: [Duplicity-talk] Duply and GPG passphrase in config file

From: edgar . soldin
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] Duply and GPG passphrase in config file
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:54:18 +0100
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On 22.11.2013 18:50, Scott Hansen wrote:
>> On 22.11.2013 17:27, Rafael Beraldo wrote:
>> > How do you manage your passphrase? Do you create new keys just for the
>> > backups, or do you just change the permissions of the conf file? Maybe you
>> > feel that encrypting the /home partition is enough?  I'm interested to see
>> > how you deal with this.
>> >
> I prefer using gpg-agent with a passphrase protected key. It does require 
> entering the passphrase for each key once after each boot, but considering 
> that reboots are rare it's not a big inconvenience. I guess that probably 
> wouldn't work for a larger number of servers but for just a couple it's fine.

how do you deal with the timeout of gpg-agent? last i checked password weren't 
kept indefinitely in memory.


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