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Old 03-15-2010, 06:56 AM   #1
nagavinodh
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encrypt the password


Hi,

We have the backup script which contains username and password.we put into cron.
how to Encrypt passwords used in cron on batch jobs.
 
Old 03-15-2010, 07:10 AM   #2
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Use public key authentication -- http://sial.org/howto/openssh/publickey-auth/.
 
Old 03-15-2010, 07:13 AM   #3
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specifically on what purpose you are using password on your backup script?
1) to ssh ?
2) to scp ?
etc...
 
Old 03-15-2010, 07:14 AM   #4
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Consider three things. One is google, Two is whether or not you need to encrypt at all, and Three is whether you're sure your script *really* needs to contain a username and password.

You may be doing this all wrong
 
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