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ekeyd

ekeyd

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NAME

ekeyd - Entropy Key Daemon  

SYNOPSIS

ekeyd [ -f configfile ] [ -p pidfile ] [ -v ] [ -h ]  

DESCRIPTION

ekeyd is a daemon which connects to Simtec Entropy key devices and places the read entropy in the kernels pool.  

OPTIONS

-f configfile
Specify the name and path of the configuration file, default /etc/entropykey/ekeyd.conf. -p pidfile Specify the name and path of the file used to record the ekeyd process ID.
-h
Print the usage text and exit.
-v
Print the version number and exit.
 

CONFIG-FILE

All the options controlling the operation of ekeyd are stored in its configuration file.

The syntax of the config file is a series of statements controlling the subsequent operation of the daemon.  

SEE ALSO

ekeyd.conf(5), ekey-rekey(8), ekey-setkey(8)  

AUTHOR

Copyright © 2009 Simtec Electronics. All rights reserved.

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
  The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
  THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
CONFIG-FILE
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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