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Chrooted SFTP, Inotify & Chattr – A Fortified Prison for Backups

In my last post, I touched on ways you could automate remote database backups using SSH and passphrase-less keys. I didn't really go in-depth as I felt this topic deserved its own article and wouldn't you know it, here it is! Now, as you can tell by the title, we're going to be focusing on using SFTP as our transfer protocol of choice instead of SSH or SCP as I've found its a lot easier to secure...