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author Matt Johnston <matt@ucc.asn.au>
date Thu, 03 Oct 2013 23:45:25 +0800
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1 .TH dropbearkey 1
2 .SH NAME
3 dropbearkey \- create private keys for the use with dropbear(8) or dbclient(1)
4 .SH SYNOPSIS
5 .B dropbearkey
6 \-t
7 .I type
8 \-f
9 .I file
10 [\-s
11 .IR bits ]
12 .SH DESCRIPTION
13 .B dropbearkey
14 generates a
15 .I RSA
16 or
17 .I DSS
18 format SSH private key, and saves it to a file for the use with the
19 Dropbear client or server.
20 Note that
21 some SSH implementations
22 use the term "DSA" rather than "DSS", they mean the same thing.
23 .SH OPTIONS
24 .TP
25 .B \-t \fItype
26 Type of key to generate.
27 Must be one of
28 .I rsa
29 or
30 .IR dss .
31 .TP
32 .B \-f \fIfile
33 Write the secret key to the file
34 .IR file .
35 .TP
36 .B \-s \fIbits
37 Set the key size to
38 .I bits
39 bits, should be multiple of 8 (optional).
40 .SH NOTES
41 The program dropbearconvert(1) can be used to convert between Dropbear and OpenSSH key formats.
42 .P
43 Dropbear does not support encrypted keys.
44 .SH EXAMPLE
45 # dropbearkey -t rsa -f /etc/dropbear/dropbear_rsa_host_key
46 .SH AUTHOR
47 Matt Johnston ([email protected]).
48 .br
49 Gerrit Pape ([email protected]) wrote this manual page.
50 .SH SEE ALSO
51 dropbear(8), dbclient(1), dropbearconvert(1)
52 .P
53 https://matt.ucc.asn.au/dropbear/dropbear.html