tar.gz with gpg-encryption on the fly

tar -cvz /<path>/ | gpg --encrypt --recipient <keyID> > /<backup-path>/backup_`date +%d_%m_%Y`.tar.gz.gpg
Create a encrypted tar.gz file from a directory on the fly. The encryption is done by GPG with a public key. The resulting filename is tagged with the date of creation. Very usefull for encrypted snapshots of folders.

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gpg is likely to ask a question, better to use -o option to output the file tar -cz $path | gpg --encrypt --recipient $keyID -o $dest_file
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tar --create --file - | gpg --encrypt --recipient --output .tar.gpg
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