authvar man page

authvar — handles authenticated variables for pesign

Synopsis

authvar [-?] [-a|--append] [-d|--certdir=<certificate directory path>]
[-c|--clear] [-s|--set] [-N|--namespace={<namespace>|<guid>}]
[-n|--name=<name>] [-t|--timestamp=<time>] [-v|--value=<value>]
[-f|--valuefile=<file>] [-i|--import=<file>] [-e|--export=<file>]
[-S|--sign=<nickname>] [-?|--help] [--usage]

Description

authvar is a command line utility for handling authenticated UEFI variables.

Options

-a, --append
append to variable
-d, --certdir=<certificate directory path>
specify nss certificate database directory (default: "/etc/pki/pesign")
-c, --clear
clear variable
-s, --set
set variable
-N, --namespace={<namespace>|<guid>}
specified variable is in <namespace> or <guid> (default: "global")
-n, --name=<name>
variable name
-t, --timestamp=<time>
timestamp for the variable
-v, --value=<value>
value to set or append
-f, --valuefile=<file>
read value from <file>
-i, --import=<file>
import variable from <file>
-e, --export=<file>
export variable to <file> instead of firmware
-S, --sign=<nickname>
sign variable with certificate <nickname>

Help options

-?, --help
Show this help message
--usage
Display brief usage message

See Also

pesign(1)

Info

June 2015