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/otr

Description

Off The Record (OTR) commands to manage keys, and perform OTR encryption during chat sessions.

Synopsis

/otr libver

/otr gen

/otr myfp|theirfp

/otr start [<contact>]

/otr end

/otr trust|untrust

/otr secret <secret>

/otr question <question> <answer>

/otr answer <answer>

/otr policy manual|opportunistic|always [<contact>]

/otr log on|off|redact

/otr char <char>

/otr sendfile on|off

Arguments

libver

Show which version of the libotr library is being used.

gen

Generate your private key.

myfp

Show your fingerprint.

theirfp

Show contacts fingerprint.

start [<contact>]

Start an OTR session with contact, or current recipient if omitted.

end

End the current OTR session.

trust|untrust

Indicate whether or not you trust the contact's fingerprint.

secret <secret>

Verify a contact's identity using a shared secret.

question <question> <answer>

Verify a contact's identity using a question and expected answer.

answer <answer>

Respond to a question answer verification request with your answer.

policy manual

Set the global OTR policy to manual, OTR sessions must be started manually.

policy manual <contact>

Set the OTR policy to manual for a specific contact.

policy opportunistic

Set the global OTR policy to opportunistic, an OTR session will be attempted upon starting a conversation.

policy opportunistic <contact>

Set the OTR policy to opportunistic for a specific contact.

policy always

Set the global OTR policy to always, an error will be displayed if an OTR session cannot be initiated upon starting a conversation.

policy always <contact>

Set the OTR policy to always for a specific contact.

log on|off

Enable or disable plaintext logging of OTR encrypted messages.

log redact

Log OTR encrypted messages, but replace the contents with [redacted]. This is the default.

char <char>

Set the character to be displayed next to OTR encrypted messages.

sendfile on|off

Allow /sendfile to send unencrypted files while in an OTR session.

Examples

/otr log off

/otr policy manual

/otr policy opportunistic odin@valhalla.edda

/otr gen

/otr start odin@valhalla.edda

/otr myfp

/otr theirfp

/otr question "What is the name of my rabbit?" fiffi

/otr end

/otr char *

Info

2021-07-14 0.10.0 Profanity XMPP client