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].


David Magda ,
Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under
the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well
under the new. -- Niccolo Machiavelli, _The Prince_, Chapter VI