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       lsh-writekey - Keypair split/store handler.


       lsh-writekey [OPTION...]


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       Splits  a  keypair  in  one  private  and  one  public file, optionally
       encrypting the private file using a passphrase.

       Common usage is to pipe the output from lsh-keygen into this program.


       -c, --crypto=Algorithm
              Encryption algorithm for the private key file.

       -i, --iteration-count=PKCS#5 iteration count
              Default is 1500

       -l, --label=Text
              Unencrypted label for the key.

       -o, --output-file=Filename Default is ~/.lsh/identity

       -p, --passphrase=Password

              Use the server's seed-file, and change the default  output  file
              to /etc/lsh_host_key'.

              Print huge amounts of debug information

       --log-file=File name
              Append messages to this file.

       -q, --quiet
              Suppress all warnings and diagnostic messages

              Detailed trace

       -v, --verbose
              Verbose diagnostic messages

       -?, --help
              Give this help list

              Give a short usage message

       -V, --version
              Print program version

       Mandatory  or  optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or
       optional for any corresponding short options.


       See the --verbose , --trace and --debug options.


       Report bugs to <>.


       The lsh suite of programs is distributed under the GNU  General  Public
       License;  see  the COPYING and AUTHORS files in the source distribution
       for details.


       The  lsh  program   suite   is   written   mainly   by   Niels   Moller

       This   man-page   was   written   for   lsh   2.0  by  Pontus  Freyhult
       <>, it is based on a template written by J.H.M. Dassen
       (Ray) <>.


       DSA(5), lsh(1), lsh-authorize(1), lsh-decode-key(1), lsh-export-key(1),
       lsh-keygen(1),  lsh-make-seed(1),  lsh-upgrade(1),  lsh-upgrade-key(1),
       lshd(8), secsh(5), SHA(5), SPKI(5), ssh-conv(1)

       The  full  documentation for lsh is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info and lsh programs are properly  installed  at  your  site,  the

              info lsh

       should give you access to the complete manual.