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ZIP a file in unix with password

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is it possible to zip a file in unix(solaris) with password protection inside a shell script.
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by:masheik
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zip the file first,
use crypt command to protect the zip file using password
http://www.u.arizona.edu/udocs/unix-cmds.html#crypt
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by:anilmahanty
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Hi,
Thanks for this solution.
But its not work like zip with password.
Just we are encrypting a file, is there any possible way to zip with password.
Because that password protected file need to send in mail and that zip will open in windows.
For this it need to zip with password which one can also open in windows also.

Regards,
  Anil
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masheik earned 125 total points
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hello anilji,
you can use "pkzip" to zip a file using password.
to set a password when you zip a file,use the command given in the following link,
http://www.uwm.edu/~dtoth/pkzip.html#password
i am right now not on unix so i can't able to test,
hope this helps...
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by:anilmahanty
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Hi Masheik,
Ok, Thanks for this info, now i need to install PKZIP in my UNIX server.
After that using PKZIP i can zip with password.

Regards,
  Anil
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