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NAME

       systemd-tty-ask-password-agent - List or process pending systemd password requests

SYNOPSIS

       systemd-tty-ask-password-agent [OPTIONS...] [VARIABLE=VALUE...]

DESCRIPTION

       systemd-tty-ask-password-agent is a password agent that handles password requests of the
       system, for example for hard disk encryption passwords or SSL certificate passwords that
       need to be queried at boot-time or during runtime.

       systemd-tty-ask-password-agent implements the Password Agents Specification[1], and is one
       of many possible response agents which answer to queries formulated with systemd-ask-
       password(1).

OPTIONS

       The following options are understood:

       --list
           Lists all currently pending system password requests.

       --query
           Process all currently pending system password requests by querying the user on the
           calling TTY.

       --watch
           Continuously process password requests.

       --wall
           Forward password requests to wall(1) instead of querying the user on the calling TTY.

       --plymouth
           Ask question with plymouth(8) instead of querying the user on the calling TTY.

       --console
           Ask question on /dev/console instead of querying the user on the calling TTY.

       -h, --help
           Print a short help text and exit.

       --version
           Print a short version string and exit.

EXIT STATUS

       On success, 0 is returned, a non-zero failure code otherwise.

SEE ALSO

       systemd(1), systemctl(1), systemd-ask-password-console.service(8), wall(1), plymouth(8)

NOTES

        1. Password Agents Specification
           https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/PasswordAgents