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Re: Getting rid of cruft... without the keyfile.

On Fri, Oct 29 2021 at 02:32:29 PM, "John Schofield" <jms@schof.org> wrote:
> I've created ansible tooling for deploying Tarsnap on my managed
> servers, including generating a keyfile and automatically placing it
> on the server.
> In the process of developing and testing this I created a few dozen
> archives and a half-dozen tarsnap keys, which were used on test
> servers.
> Now I've got the ansible code developed, and tarsnap is backing up my first production server. Yaaaay!
> But now I've got all this cruft (presumably) in my tarsnap account
> costing me picodollars each month. (Ie backups for
> testserver-004.example.com.
> I deleted these test/sample keys from my key management software, and
> then realized I have no way of deleting these archives from Tarsnap.
> Like I said, they're not taking up much room, but I'd still like to nuke them. Is there a way to do so?

https://www.tarsnap.com/faq.html#lost-key-file says "contact the author"
at https://www.tarsnap.com/contact.html