using remote tape drives
carsten at rollinghorse.com
Thu Nov 21 21:13:53 PST 2002
At 20:31 21-11-02, you wrote:
> > Does anyone have experience using remote tape drives? I'm
> > trying to use a DLT drive on one system to back up another.
> > [...] Is there another, perhaps more secure way, of doing this?
>Check out "S Tar", a GNU tar replacment.
I've downloaded the 1.4.1 version, and I'll check it out. You wouldn't
happen to know if there's a PGP signature for this package, or a signed MD5
fingerprint? Maybe even an MD5 fingerprint that was sent out in an
announcement (I couldn't find one in the mailing list archives)?
>It includes a program called `rmt' that I think does exactly what you'r
>looking for. It's not encrypted, though I immagine you could probably
>rig it with stunnel somehow. At any rate, it's not a generic rlogin
>type of thing, only does tape related stuff so it lessens the chance of
>Also, if asked to trust a programmers code, I enthusiastically would do
>so of Jörg Schilling's work.
>Cheers and good luck,
Thanks for the info!
Carsten Gehrke LFS No.: 190 using Linux since kernel 0.98
carsten at gehrke.org
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