[tahoe-dev] protecting caps

Frederik Braun Frederik.Braun+tahoe at ruhr-uni-bochum.de
Tue Aug 2 15:07:09 UTC 2011

On 02.08.2011 16:39, Terrell Russell wrote:
> This might be nice to capture onto the wiki ... in the FAQ?
Indeed! I had a brief glimpse on the docs a few hours ago and couldn't
find any related advise. It appears to me, that this should be
highlighted in the FAQ and also in either quickstart.rst or running.rst
> This seems a fairly elegant solution to a tricky problem.
> Perhaps even worthy of putting into an alias itself...
> Terrell
> 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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