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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Rdiff-backup over FTP

From: Gregy
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Rdiff-backup over FTP
Date: Thu, 7 May 2009 12:23:22 +0200

Well you could use just one key for everyone...but that would cause
security issues (one person overwriting onother one's backup) or you
could backup the files over samba..just mount smb share as a drive
letter on windows and run "local" backup with rdiff-backup. That
should theoreticaly work.

2009/5/7 Grzegorz Marszałek <address@hidden>:
> Hello,
>> Her is my "whise list":
>> -Server on Centos (linux) over the net.
>> -A desktop application for the final user:
>>  - Select the folders to make backup on local PC
>>  - Select the current user and password to make backup
>>  - Select when the backup must be execute
>> If i need to configure rsa-key, add it to the server, etc. it would be not
>> easy (and if the ip of the client change will be a problem with ssh)
> This or that way - you need to create account on the server. So isn't that
> easier to create account for user x, and set it's shell to rdiff-backup
> --server? (i'm not sure if you can add parameters into /etc/passwd shell
> field; if you cannot, just create script rdiff-server.sh, make it default
> shell and put your rdiff-backup --server there - this approach has big
> advantage in your case: you can do a lot more on server side, like ie.:
> creating directory for this user backup).
> Cheers---
> Grzegorz Marszałek
> address@hidden
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