Pham Nuwen writes:

> No, I didn't stutter, nor am I unaware of PGP, GPG, etc....
>
> Has anyone seen or used SSH or a SSH based tool to encrypt a file? I've
> been specifically asked to see if this is possible. The idea being that

[...]

No, SSH (and it's components) were designed to encrypt traffic
between two hosts.

You may want to look at OpenSSL, or perhaps mcrypt [1].

[1] http://mcrypt.hellug.gr/

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