grub2-setpassword man page

grub-setpassword — Generate the user.cfg file containing the hashed grub bootloader password.

Synopsis

grub-setpassword [OPTION]

Description

grub-setpassword outputs the user.cfg file which contains the hashed GRUB bootloader password. This utility only supports configurations where there is a single root user.

The file has the format: GRUB2_PASSWORD=<hashed password>.

Options

-h, --help
Display program usage and exit.
-v, --version
Display the current version.
-o, --output=<DIRECTORY>
Choose the file path to which user.cfg will be written.

See Also

info grub

info grub2-mkpasswd-pbkdf2

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Thu Jun 25 2015