ecryptfs-rewrap-passphrase - Man Page

unwrap an eCryptfs wrapped passphrase, rewrap it with a new passphrase, and write it back to file.


ecryptfs-rewrap-passphrase [file]

printf "%s\n%s" "old wrapping passphrase" "new wrapping passphrase" | ecryptfs-rewrap-passphrase [file] -


ecryptfs-rewrap-passphrase is a utility to change the wrapping passphrase on a wrapped passphrase file.

See Also

ecryptfs(7), ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase(1), ecryptfs-wrap-passphrase(1)



This manpage was written by Dustin Kirkland <> for Ubuntu systems (but may be used by others).  Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian and Ubuntu systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.

Referenced By

ecryptfs-setup-private(1), ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase(1), ecryptfs-wrap-passphrase(1), mount.ecryptfs_private(1).

2008-07-21 ecryptfs-utils