ekey-egd-linux - EGD Entropy Daemon
ekey-egd-linux [ -H hostip ] [ -p portno ] [ -b blocks ] [ -s shannons
] [ -D pidfile ] [ -r time ] [ -v ] [ -h ]
ekey-egd-linux is a daemon which connects to an EGD server and places
the read entropy in the kernels pool.
Set the host IP address to connect to.
Set the port number to connect to.
Set the number of 1024 bit blocks to request each time.
Set the number of shannons per byte.
Specify the name and path of the file used to record the ekey-
egd-linux process ID.
Set the time between reconnect attempts. The default (0) causes
the daemon to exit immediately after the initial connection
attempt and no additional connection attempts are made. A non
zero value set is the number of seconds the daemon will wait
between connection attempts.
-h Print the usage text and exit.
-v Print the version number and exit.
ekeyd(8), ekey-rekey(8), ekey-setkey(8)
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19th July 2009 ekey-egd-linux(8)