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Jun 182010

Simple file encryption with OpenSSL


You have a single file (input.txt), and you want to encrypt it with a password, it is easy with OpenSSL.

# openssl aes-128-cbc -salt -in input.txt-out input.aes

Enter the password twice.

When you want to decrypt it, use the command.

# openssl aes-128-cbc -d -salt -in input.aes -out output.txt

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