ekey-setkey is a low level tool which sets the long-term key of an Entropy Key using its Master Key. The keyring is updated with the new session key. Any running ekeyd will not be updated with the new key and may interfere with the re-keying process. Users may use the ekey-rekey tool instead as this performs the relevant ekeydctl operations to ensure any running ekeyd is updated apropriately.
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