PKI \-\-PUB

Section: strongSwan (1)
Updated: 2013-07-31
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NAME

pki --pub - Extract a public key from a private key or certificate  

SYNOPSIS

[--in file|--keyid hex] [ --type type ] [ --outform encoding ] [ --debug level ] --options~file -h | --help  

DESCRIPTION

This sub-command of pki(1) extracts public keys from a private keys and certificates.  

OPTIONS

-h, --help
Print usage information with a summary of the available options.
-v, --debug level
Set debug level, default: 1.
-+, --options file
Read command line options from file.
-i, --in file
Input file. If not given the input is read from STDIN.
-x, --keyid hex
Smartcard or TPM private key object handle in hex format with an optional 0x prefix.
-t, --type type
Type of input. One of priv (private key), rsa (RSA private key), ecdsa (ECDSA private key), pub (public key), pkcs10 (PKCS#10 certificate request), or x509 (X.509 certificate), defaults to priv.
-f, --outform encoding
Encoding of the extracted public key. One of der (ASN.1 DER), pem (Base64 PEM), dnskey (RFC 3110 DNS key), or sshkey (RFC 4253 SSH key), defaults to der.
 

EXAMPLES

Extract the public key from an RSA private key:


  pki --pub --in key.der > pub.der

Extract the public key from an X.509 certificate:


  pki --pub --in cert.der --type x509 > pub.der

 

SEE ALSO

pki(1)


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
SEE ALSO
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