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Volker
2013-07-13
2013-07-16
  • Volker

    Volker - 2013-07-13

    Question from a newbie:

    I want to compress a single file with 7z (Linux) and encrypt it with the password ABC. I think this would be the right command:

    7z a -pABC file.7z file

    Is it right?

    And the encryption method is AES256?

     
  • Shell

    Shell - 2013-07-16

    Everything is right. I tested that on Windows, though, but I think Linux version does not differ in syntax.

    If you are compressing a single file, you may find it useful to specify additional compression parameters (method, dictionary size, etc.).

     

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