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1 .TH dropbearkey 1
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2 .SH NAME
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3 dropbearkey \- create private keys for the use with dropbear(8) or dbclient(1)
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4 .SH SYNOPSIS
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5 .B dropbearkey
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6 \-t
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7 .I type
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8 \-f
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9 .I file
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10 [\-s
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11 .IR bits ]
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12 .SH DESCRIPTION
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13 .B dropbearkey
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14 generates a
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15 .I RSA
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16 or
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17 .I DSS
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18 format SSH private key, and saves it to a file for the use with the
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19 Dropbear client or server.
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20 Note that
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21 some SSH implementations
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22 use the term "DSA" rather than "DSS", they mean the same thing.
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23 .SH OPTIONS
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24 .TP
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25 .B \-t \fItype
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26 Type of key to generate.
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27 Must be one of
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28 .I rsa
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29 or
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30 .IR dss .
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31 .TP
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32 .B \-f \fIfile
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33 Write the secret key to the file
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34 .IR file .
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35 .TP
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36 .B \-s \fIbits
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37 Set the key size to
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38 .I bits
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39 bits, should be multiple of 8 (optional).
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40 .SH NOTES
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41 The program dropbearconvert(1) can be used to convert between Dropbear and OpenSSH key formats.
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42 .P
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43 Dropbear does not support encrypted keys.
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44 .SH EXAMPLE
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45 # dropbearkey -t rsa -f /etc/dropbear/dropbear_rsa_host_key
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46 .SH AUTHOR
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47 Matt Johnston ([email protected]).
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48 .br
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49 Gerrit Pape ([email protected]) wrote this manual page.
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50 .SH SEE ALSO
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51 dropbear(8), dbclient(1), dropbearconvert(1)
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52 .P
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53 https://matt.ucc.asn.au/dropbear/dropbear.html