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Re: [Duplicity-talk] decryption failure in duplicity replicate

From: edgar . soldin
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] decryption failure in duplicity replicate
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 11:22:07 +0200
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On 24.08.2021 12:21, edgar.soldin@web.de wrote:
>> So, as Edgar suggested, my duplicity backup does have two different 
>> passphrases, a first for the original full backup, and a second for 
>> everything else.  Is there anyway to get duplicity to use the two 
>> passphrases correctly, or is my only option to manually decrypt the the 4 
>> files (1 manifest, 2 difftars, and 1 sigtar) with the first passphrase and 
>> re-encrypt them with the second passphrase and then replace the 4 original 
>> files with the re-encrypted ones?
> the manual re-encryption should do the trick. duplicity is not prepared for a 
> user error like that unfortunately. for the future i strongly suggest to set 
> the PASSPHRASE env var or use gpg-agent or even better key based auth, where 
> that error is simply not possible.


just realized that you obviously do not regularly verify your backups, which 
would have thrown the error much earlier as well. for my backups i actually 
backup, verify to a private ftp space daily with cron output sent per mail.

sunny regards.. ede/duply.net

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