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pkeyparam (1openssl)

Name

pkeyparam - public key algorithm parameter processing tool

Synopsis

openssl pkeyparam [-in filename] [-out filename] [-text] [-noout]
[-engine id]

Description

PKEYPARAM(1openssl)                 OpenSSL                PKEYPARAM(1openssl)



NAME
       openssl-pkeyparam, pkeyparam - public key algorithm parameter
       processing tool

SYNOPSIS
       openssl pkeyparam [-in filename] [-out filename] [-text] [-noout]
       [-engine id]

DESCRIPTION
       The pkey command processes public or private keys. They can be
       converted between various forms and their components printed out.

COMMAND OPTIONS
       -in filename
           This specifies the input filename to read parameters from or
           standard input if this option is not specified.

       -out filename
           This specifies the output filename to write parameters to or
           standard output if this option is not specified.

       -text
           prints out the parameters in plain text in addition to the encoded
           version.

       -noout
           do not output the encoded version of the parameters.

       -engine id
           specifying an engine (by its unique id string) will cause pkeyparam
           to attempt to obtain a functional reference to the specified
           engine, thus initialising it if needed. The engine will then be set
           as the default for all available algorithms.

EXAMPLE
       Print out text version of parameters:

        openssl pkeyparam -in param.pem -text


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+--------------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |     ATTRIBUTE VALUE      |
       +---------------+--------------------------+
       |Availability   | library/security/openssl |
       +---------------+--------------------------+
       |Stability      | Pass-through uncommitted |
       +---------------+--------------------------+
NOTES
       There are no -inform or -outform options for this command because only
       PEM format is supported because the key type is determined by the PEM
       headers.

SEE ALSO
       genpkey(1), rsa(1), pkcs8(1), dsa(1), genrsa(1), gendsa(1)


       This software was built from source available at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.  The original community
       source was downloaded from
       https://www.openssl.org/source/openssl-1.0.2o.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.openssl.org/.



1.0.2o                            2018-03-27               PKEYPARAM(1openssl)