NAME ckeygen - connect to SSH servers

SYNOPSIS ckeygen [-b bits] [-f filename] [-t type] [-C comment] [-N new passphrase] [-P old passphrase] [-l] [-p] [-q] [-y] ckeygen --help

DESCRIPTION The --help prints out a usage message to standard output.

-b, --bits <bits> Number of bits in the key to create (default: 1024)

-f, --filename <file name> Filename of the key file.

-t, --type <type> Type of key (rsa or dsa).

-C, --comment <comment> Provide a new comment.

-N, --newpass <pass phrase> Provide new passphrase.

-P, --pass <pass phrase> Provide old passphrase.

-l, --fingerprint Show fingerprint of key file.

-p, --changepass Change passphrase of private key file.

-q, --quiet Be quiet.

-y, --showpub Read private key file and print public key.

--version Display version number only.

DESCRIPTION Manipulate public/private keys in various ways. If no filename is given, a file name will be requested interactively.

AUTHOR Written by Moshe Zadka, based on ckeygens help messages

REPORTING BUGS To report a bug, visit

COPYRIGHT Copyright © 2002-2008 Twisted Matrix Laboratories. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO ssh(1), conch(1)

October 2002 CKEYGEN(1)