Apr 05, 2017
8:42 AM EDT
|There's a link in the article that shows a few options for encrypting the archive file before uploading it to Dropbox.
However, I didn't see GPG listed... so, if someone is interested in using GPG... I would modify the cron line to run this script... Of course, change filenames or locations as needed or wanted.
I generally don't embed scripts in my crontab. I find it more organized and a bit easier to understand and work with if I place my crontab scripts in a separate Bash script location and run those from cron. That way I don't need to edit the crontabs... I can simply edit the scripts directly.
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