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Encrypt/Decrypt files and directories

edcryptor


NAME

edcryptor - Encrypt or Decrypt files or directories recursively.

SYNOPSIS

edcryptor -e sourcename -o encrypted_destname -k key

edcryptor -d sourcename -o decrypted_destname -k key

DESCRIPTION

edcryptor is a command that allows users to encrypt or decrypt files and entire directories

OPTIONS

-e sourcename

Will encrypt the file or the directory named sourcename. Users who want to use encryption for their data movement and distribution should look in the eddist.cfg documentation. Files encrypted by edpcloud can also be decrypted by edcryptor

-d sourcename

Will decrypt the file or the directory named sourcename.

-o destname

The name where the encrypted/decrypted file or directory will be stored.

-k key

This is your encryption key. If you are encrypting data, you will need to remember this key and reuse the same key to decrypt the data.

EXAMPLES

edcryptor -e yourfile -o yourfile_encrypted -k yoursecret

This will enrypt yourfile and put it in encrypted using a secret key called "yoursecret".

edcryptor -d yourfile_encrypted -o yourfile_plain -k yoursecret

This will decrypt encrypted file (yourfile_encrypted) and store the new decrypted file in yourfile_plain using the same secret key that was used to encrypt yourfile.

FILES

This utility is part of EDpCloud. $ED_BASE_DIR/etc/edlicense

SEE ALSO

eddist.cfg(5)

RETURN VALUE

The status is 0 on success.

ENVIRONMENT

ED_BASE_DIR: This is the name of the top directory where EnduraData software( such as EDpCloud) is installed.

SUPPORT

For more information see http://www.enduradata.com

AUTHOR

A. A. El Haddi, elhaddi@ieee.org S. Dimitri, sdimitri@enduradata.com A. Taouil ataouil@enduradata.com