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Re: Encrypted bashrc?

From: Clark J. Wang
Subject: Re: Encrypted bashrc?
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 16:35:32 +0800

On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 2:25 PM, William Park <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 01:48:59PM +0800, Clark J. Wang wrote:
> > In my company all the people share a few of Solaris servers which use
> > NIS to manage user accounts. The bad thing is that some servers' root
> > passwords are well known so anybody can easily su to my account to
> > access my files.  To protect some private info in my bashrc I want to
> > encrypt it. Any one has a good solution for that?
> From top of my head:
>    1. gpg
>    2. openssl

I've ever tried openssl and it worked fine overall. The big problem is that
every time I log in or create a new shell window in screen I have to enter
my key to decrypt the rc file. I usually open 10 shell windows in screen so
it's really annoying. More elegant solution?

> William

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