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Execute a CommandLine Program from Java

mkhan900 asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-23
I am trying to encrypt files through a java program. I am required to call a command line program to do this.
I am not sure if this is correct, please help

public class enCryptFiles
public static void main(String args[]) throws Exception
    String[] filenames;
    File f = new File(args[0]);
    filenames = f.list();
      for(int i=0; i< filenames.length; i++)
        // String cmmd = "filecrypt --encrypt "+ filenames[i] + " --user PublicKeyName";
           Process p = Runtime.getRuntime().exec("cmd /c start filecrypt --encrypt "+ filenames[i] + " --user PublicKeyName" );

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