backintime-askpass man page

backintime-askpass — a simple backup tool for Linux.

This is the command line tool for piping passwords into ssh/sshfs and encfs.

Description

Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux. This is a helper tool for piping passwords into ssh/sshfs and encfs. Options will will be read from environ variables. It doesn't provide any useful enduser service.

Environ

ASKPASS_PROFILE_ID
Back In Time Profile-ID.
ASKPASS_MODE
Backup mode (or backend). Take a look at 'man backintime-config' section profile<N>.snapshots.mode
ASKPASS_TEMP
Temp FIFO socket used to pipe the password

See Also

backintime, backintime-config.

Back In Time also has a website: https://github.com/bit-team/backintime

Author

This manual page was written by BIT Team(<bit-team@lists.launchpad.net>).

Info

Jan 2015 version 1.1.12 USER COMMANDS