[dba-Tech] Sending Large Files
rockysmolin2 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 10:33:29 CDT 2020
You are correct, sir. Fooled myself on that one - tested the encrypted zip
file by dragging individual files out of the zip file and they each
requested the password.
When I did as you said, password was only needed once.
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Subject: Re: [dba-Tech] Sending Large Files
Can they not use the password to unzip all the files to a folder on their
computer, surely then they are not asked for a password after ?
On Thu, 8 Oct 2020, 19:19 rocky smolin, <rockysmolin2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Lists:
> I want to send someone a folder of files - approximately 4500 of them,
> 8.25GB in a zip file. I could put them on a thumb drive but want to
> protect the zip file but when I password protect the zip file it puts that
> password on every file in the zip. Which means the recipient would have to
> enter that password the first time they want to view any file.
> Any suggestions on how to do this? I don't mind mailing the USB Drive but
> would like the files password protected.
> I looked at file transfer services like DropBox and Hightail but don't
> a need for them so am reluctant to sign up.
> They have free versions but the limit is low - like 100mb. Which would
> 80-90 uploads.
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