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lsh-make-seed(1)

LSH-MAKE-SEED
NOVEMBER 2004

lsh-utils

Secure Shell v2 (SSH2) protocol utilities

NAME

lsh-make-seed - Creates random seed file for the YARROW pseudorandomnessgenerator.

SYNOPSIS

lsh-make-seed [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 The information in this manpage may be invalid or outdated.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).
Creates an initial random seed file for the YARROW pseudorandomnessgenerator used by lsh.

OPTIONS

-f, --force
Overwrite any existing seed file.
-o, --output-file=Filename Default is ~/.lsh/seed-file
--server
Save seed file where the lshd server expects it
--sloppy
Generate seed file even if we can’t collect a good amount of randomness from the environment.
--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 --log-file , --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-export-key(1), lsh-keygen(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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