[tahoe-dev] protecting caps

Terrell Russell terrellrussell at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 14:39:32 UTC 2011

This might be nice to capture onto the wiki ... in the FAQ?

This seems a fairly elegant solution to a tricky problem.

Perhaps even worthy of putting into an alias itself...


On 8/2/11 7:39 AM, Scott Dial wrote:
> On 8/2/2011 6:58 AM, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> Joseph Ming <josephming at ymail.com> writes:
>>> Are users encouraged to save a copy of their root cap somewhere other
>>> than their harddrive? Is there any mechanism to help the user do
>>> something like that?
>> Also, "enscript .tahoe/private/aliases | lpr" works.  At least, it
>> prints, but I haven't tried to type it in.
> A personal favorite of mine is to send encrypted emails to myself at
> reasonably durable email-hosting services. This works fairly well:
> $ openssl enc -e -aes-256-ecb -a < ~/.tahoe/private/aliases \
>     | mail -s "Tahoe CAPS" foo at bar.com

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