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pskctool — Portable Symmetric Key Container (PSKC) tool


pskctool [OPTIONS]... [FILE]...


pskctool 2.6.1

Manipulate Portable Symmetric Key Container (PSKC) data.

This tool allows you to parse, print, validate, sign and verify PSKC data. The input is provided in FILE or on standard input.

-h, --help
Print help and exit
-V, --version
Print version and exit
Fail hard on PSKC parse error (default=off)
-d, --debug
Show debug mesages on stderr (default=off)
-q, --quiet
Quiet operation (default=off)
-v, --verbose
Produce more output (default=off)

Selecting one of the following modes is required:

Mode: info
-i, --info

Parse and print human readable summary of PSKC input (default=off)

Mode: validate

-e, --validate

Validate PSKC input against XML Schema (default=off)

Mode: sign

Digitally sign PSKC data

Sign PSKC input (default=off)
Private key to sign with

X.509 certificate to sign with

Mode: verify

Verify digitally signed PSKC data

Verify signed PSKC input (default=off)
Trusted X.509 certificate for verification


See <…>.


Written by Simon Josefsson.

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July 2015 pskctool (PSKC Toolkit) 2.6.1 User Commands