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Encrypt Data With Openssl

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Encrypt Data With Openssl

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Encrypt:

openssl des3 -salt -in unencrypted-data.tar -out encrypted-data.tar.des3
enter des-ede3-cbc encryption password:
Verifying - enter des-ede3-cbc encryption password:


That command will encrypt the unencrypted-data.tar file with the password you choose and output the result to encrypted-data.tar.des3. To unlock the encrypted file, use the following command:

Decrypt:

$ openssl des3 -d -salt -in encrypted-data.tar.des3 -out unencrypted-data.tar
enter des-ede3-cbc encryption password:
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