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Old May 25, 2013, 06:27 PM   #1
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Time Machine to NAS - Encryption

Hi guys,

I currently have a NAS setup running Debian with a RAID 5 setup on /mnt/Storage.

I've created a folder in /mnt/Storage/TimeMachine and have used Avahi and Netatalk to make this available to my laptop for backups to the NAS. Normal backups work completely fine.

However, I was wondering if I wanted to encrypt my backups would this be okay? Would it just encrypt the backup files, or would try to encrypt the whole 'disk' as it sees it?

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Old May 27, 2013, 07:57 AM   #2
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Depends. Is this NAS on you home network or in a business environment? I ask because encryption can take a long time backing up. Plus I pray your network is using the quickest network speed (CAT 6 cable and Gigabit switches).
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