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Use 7z to compress & encrypt zip files

7z a -tzip -mem=AES128 -bd -y -pPASSWORD -mx=0 — OUTPUT_FILE.zip file1 file2 file3 file3 This uses AES128 encryption and uses a compression rate of 0 (archive mode). You can pick a number up to 9 (highest compression rate) Enjoy!

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How to quickly divide a file into smaller segments with 7zip on RedHat

I have a very large file ~ 1.7 TB that’s causing me some issues with its transfer over NFS. I use 7z to split it into into multiple smaller files and then transfer them: 7za -v900g -mx0 a MY_BIG_FILE_SPLITTED.7z /MY_BIG_FILE … Continue reading

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