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How to write a script for PGP encryption in unix

Posted on 2013-06-26
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Hi All,
 Can someone help me to write a script in unix which has to pick a file from a directory,encrypt the file using PGP commands and place it in the destination directory?

I am new to scripting to unix and PGP

Appreciate your help,

Thanks and Regards,
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Well it depends on what Shell you like to use. How do you want to add the directories?

int the end you need something like

#!/usr/bin/zsh

source_directory="/usr/local/tmp"
target_directory="/tmp"
source_file="$1"

gpg --output "$target_directory/$source_file.gpg" --encrypt -r recipient $source_file  

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It's up to you to improve on the user interface. Printing help etc. But this should give you an idea.

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