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lsh-decrypt-key(1)

LSH-DECRYPT-KEY
NOVEMBER 2004

lsh-utils

Secure Shell v2 (SSH2) protocol utilities

NAME

lsh-decrypt-key - Decrypts the given key and outputs it in unecrypted form.

SYNOPSIS

lsh-decrypt-key [OPTION...]

DESCRIPTION

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 The information in this manpage may be invalid or outdated.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).
The given key (supplied on stdin or in the file given with the --in option) and it’s passphrase is read. The key is decrypted and written to stdout (or the file supplied by the --out option).
This program is usually invoked by the lsh-upgrade-key script.

OPTIONS

--askpass=Program
Program to use for reading passwords. Should be an absolute filename.
--in=encrypted key filename
(defaults to stdin)
--out=decrypted key filename
(defaults to stdout)
--debug Print huge amounts of debug information
--log-file=File name
Append messages to this file.
-q, --quiet
Suppress all warnings and diagnostic messages
--trace Detailed trace
-v, --verbose
Verbose diagnostic messages
-?, --help
Give this help list
--usage Give a short usage message
-V, --version
Print program version

DIAGNOSTICS

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

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <>.

COPYING

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.

AUTHOR

The lsh program suite is written mainly by Niels M[:o]ller <>.
This man-page was written for lsh 2.0 by Pontus Freyhult <>, it is based on a template written by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <>.

SEE ALSO

DSA(5), lsh(1), lsh-authorize(1), lsh-decode-key(1), lsh-export-key(1), lsh-keygen(1), lsh-make-seed(1), lsh-upgrade(1), lsh-upgrade-key(1), lsh-writekey(1), lshd(8), secsh(5), SHA(5), SPKI(5), ssh-conv(1)
The full documentation for lsh is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and lsh programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info lsh
should give you access to the complete manual.
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