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lsh-export-key(1)

LSH-EXPORT-KEY
NOVEMBER 2004

lsh-utils

Secure Shell v2 (SSH2) protocol utilities

NAME

lsh-export-key - Reads the key on stdin and output in OpenSSH/SSH2 format.

SYNOPSIS

lsh-export-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 The information in this manpage may be invalid or outdated.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 --input-file option) is read and written to stdout (or the file supplied by the --output-file option) in the desired format (fingerprint, OpenSSH format or SSH2/IETF style).

EXAMPLES

To convert the default public key (~/.lsh/identity.pub) to OpenSSH format (to put in authorized_keys on a host using the OpenSSH sshd).
$ lsh-export-key --openssh < ~/.lsh/identity.pub
To check the fingerprint of your servers key.
$ lsh-export-key --fingerprint < /etc/lsh_host_key.pub
MD5 fingerprint: b9:86:04:e0:89:2b:5b:c7:0c:2b:4b:3f:24:d2:41:59
Bubble Babble: xefes-vyrum-buduk-nihyr-zotan-sizyr-nazik-hukyv-biloc-caceg-taxyx
$

OPTIONS

-c, --comment=comment string
Add comment to output key.
--fingerprint
Show key fingerprint.
-o, --output-file=Filename Default is stdout
--openssh
Output key in openssh single-line format.
-r, --input-file=Filename
Default is stdin
-s, --subject=subject string
Add subject to output key.
--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
Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

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-decrypt-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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