[Box Backup] Exception: Cipher EVPFinalFailure (5/6)

Paul MacKenzie boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Fri, 16 Mar 2007 01:57:18 -0400

Dear Ben,

I am wondering if this may be a quick fix I can pay you to provide to me?

I was looking at the source code and figured this was the area that I 
needed to tweak: FindDirectoryObjectID

Is this the correct function?

Thanks for your time and assistance,


At 10:22 AM 15/03/2007, you wrote:

>On 15 Mar 2007, at 14:11, Paul MacKenzie wrote:
>>It is remotely possible for one second a server I was creating to
>>replace this one having problems accessed the backup server with
>>the other server's key on it. It would only have been for an
>>instant but I figure this may be the reason for the problem (as I
>>have no other possible explanation).
>My first thought on reading the question was that you'd used two
>different keys to access the same account, but wanted to check the
>obvious before accusing you of such things.
>However, it is the most likely explanation for what you're seeing as
>the tests pass. However, they only pass in release mode which is a
>bit strange, and the debug failures should be investigated.
>>I just need to figure out how to fix it as I need to restore some
>>files :)
>The exception will be thrown when the filenames are decrypted. The
>easiest way would be to hack bbackupquery to have an option not to
>display the filenames, and guess which root directory is the one you
>want from the dates. How's your C++?
>I had added a note to the wiki about checking the key material hasn't
>changed on login. Probably a sensible precaution.
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