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sq-toolbox-extract-cert - Man Page

Convert a key to a cert

Synopsis

sq toolbox extract-cert [Options] FILE

Description

Convert a key to a cert.

After generating a key, use this command to get the certificate corresponding to the key.  The key must be kept secure, while the certificate should be handed out to correspondents, e.g. by uploading it to a key server.

Options

Subcommand options

-B, --binary

Emit binary data

-o, --output=FILE

Write to FILE or stdout if omitted

[default: -]

FILE

Read from FILE or stdin if omitted

[default: -]

Global options

See sq(1) for a description of the global options.

Examples

First, generate a key

    sq key generate --userid '<juliet@example.org>' \
    --output juliet.key.pgp

Then, extract the certificate for distribution

    sq toolbox extract-cert --output juliet.cert.pgp juliet.key.pgp

See Also

sq(1), sq-toolbox(1).

For the full documentation see <https://book.sequoia-pgp.org>.

Version

0.35.0 (sequoia-openpgp 1.20.0)

Referenced By

sq-toolbox(1).

0.35.0 Sequoia PGP