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Old 09-05-2013
but inside .netrc file, we have to store the machine name and password in plane text which can be read by anyone.. then how is it secure??
# 9  
Old 09-05-2013
You were storing them anyway. But can it be read by anyone? You don't have to let it be.
Code:
chmod 600 ~/.netrc

Now only your user, and root, can read it.

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