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       lsh-writekey - Keypair split/store handler.


       lsh-writekey [OPTION...]


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       information on lsh, please see it's Texinfo manual (see the SEE ALSO section).

       Splits a keypair in one private and one public file,  optionally  encrypting  the  private
       file using a passphrase.

       Common usage is to pipe the output from lsh-keygen into this program.


       -c, --crypto=Algorithm
              Encryption algorithm for the private key file.

       -i, --iteration-count=PKCS#5 iteration count
              Default is 1500

       -l, --label=Text
              Unencrypted label for the key.

       -o, --output-file=Filename Default is ~/.lsh/identity

       -p, --passphrase=Password

              Use   the   server's   seed-file,   and   change   the   default   output  file  to

              Print huge amounts of debug information

       --log-file=File name
              Append messages to this file.

       -q, --quiet
              Suppress all warnings and diagnostic messages

              Detailed trace

       -v, --verbose
              Verbose diagnostic messages

       -?, --help
              Give this help list

              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.


       See the --verbose , --trace and --debug options.


       Report bugs to <>.


       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.


       The lsh program suite is written mainly by Niels Möller <>.

       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) <>.


       DSA(5),  lsh(1),  lsh-authorize(1),  lsh-decode-key(1),  lsh-export-key(1), lsh-keygen(1),
       lsh-make-seed(1), lsh-upgrade(1), lsh-upgrade-key(1), lshd(8), secsh(5), SHA(5),  SPKI(5),

       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.