Creating Secure Backups With GnuPG
by Mark Woodstone - Tuesday, 16 March 2004.
As you can see, a new file was created and has a .gpg file type appended to the original file name.

Client perspective #2

After downloading the file we have just a quick decrypt process to do:

[cron@enberg]$ gpg -d mysql-dump-2004_34.txt.gz.gpg > mysql-dump-2004_34.txt.gz

This concludes a brief process of securely downloading a file from a remote location. If your client or server computers aren't decently patched and/or secured, the security of the download process is a bit irrelevant, but that is up to you to take care of.

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