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ekey-egd-linux

Section: Maintenance Commands (8) Updated: 19th July 2009
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NAME

ekey-egd-linux - EGD Entropy Daemon  

SYNOPSIS

ekey-egd-linux [ -H hostip ] [ -p portno ] [ -b blocks ] [ -s shannons ] [ -D pidfile ] [ -r time ] [ -v ] [ -h ]  

DESCRIPTION

ekey-egd-linux is a daemon which connects to an EGD server and places the read entropy in the kernels pool.  

OPTIONS

-H hostip
Set the host IP address to connect to.
-p portno
Set the port number to connect to.
-b blocks
Set the number of 1024 bit blocks to request each time.
-s shannons
Set the number of shannons per byte.
-D pidfile
Specify the name and path of the file used to record the ekey-egd-linux process ID.
-r time
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.
 

SEE ALSO

ekeyd(8), ekey-rekey(8), ekey-setkey(8)  

AUTHOR

Copyright © 2009 Simtec Electronics. All rights reserved.

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  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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