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lsh-writekey - Keypair split/store handler.


lsh-writekey [OPTION...]


CAUTION! The information in this manpage may be invalid or outdated. For authorative
information on lsh, please see it's Texinfo manual (see the SEE ALSO section).

Splits a keypair in one private and one public file, optionally encrypting the private
file using a passphrase.

Common usage is to pipe the output from lsh-keygen into this program.


-c, --crypto=Algorithm
Encryption algorithm for the private key file.

-i, --iteration-count=PKCS#5 iteration count
Default is 1500

-l, --label=Text
Unencrypted label for the key.

-o, --output-file=Filename Default is ~/.lsh/identity

-p, --passphrase=Password

Use the server's seed-file, and change the default output file to

Print huge amounts of debug information

--log-file=File name
Append messages to this file.

-q, --quiet
Suppress all warnings and diagnostic messages

Detailed trace

-v, --verbose
Verbose diagnostic messages

-?, --help
Give this help list

Give a short usage message

-V, --version
Print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any
corresponding short options.


See the --verbose , --trace and --debug options.


Report bugs to <[email protected]>.


The lsh suite of programs is distributed under the GNU General Public License; see the
COPYING and AUTHORS files in the source distribution for details.

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