ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase(1) eCryptfs ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase(1)

NAME ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase - unwrap an eCryptfs mount passphrase from file.

SYNOPSIS ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase [file]

printf "%s" "wrapping passphrase" | ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase [file] -

DESCRIPTION ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase is a utility to unwrap an eCryptfs mount passphrase from file, using a specified wrapping passphrase, and dis- play the decrypted result on standard out.

SEE ALSO ecryptfs(7), ecryptfs-rewrap-passphrase(1), ecryptfs-wrap-passphrase(1)


AUTHOR This manpage was written by Dustin Kirkland <> for Ubuntu systems (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.

ecryptfs-utils 2008-07-21 ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase(1)