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Re: [Duplicity-talk] Unsupported backed scheme "sftp"

From: edgar . soldin
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] Unsupported backed scheme "sftp"
Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2011 14:42:53 +0200
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use the ssh backend ssh://. unfortunately it is not linked with the sftp 
protocol we should do that, you are not the first who got confused.

additionally you can use other encrypted ftp protocols as they are supported by 
ncftp or lftp. but using the above should satisfy your needs.


On 04.04.2011 14:33, Ralph Seichter wrote:
> I can access a FTP server using
>   lftp sftp://address@hidden:22/
> and then entering a password. However, Duplicity tells me
>   UnsupportedBackendScheme: scheme not supported in url: 
> sftp://address@hidden:22/
> when I try to use the same URL. I had a look and ineed none of the
> backends calls
>   duplicity.backend.register_backend("sftp", ...)
> Unfortunately, this server does not seem to support FTPS, and unencrypted
> FTP is not an option either. Does this mean that I'm screwed, or is there
> a SFTP backend available somewhere? I was lucky when it turned out that
> the FTPS backend had not been bundled as intended. ;-)
> -R
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