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124.\" ========================================================================
125.\"
126.IX Title "GENDSA 1"
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127.TH GENDSA 1 "2007-10-24" "0.9.8g" "OpenSSL"
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131.nh
984263bc 132.SH "NAME"
e3cdf75b 133gendsa \- generate a DSA private key from a set of parameters
984263bc 134.SH "SYNOPSIS"
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135.IX Header "SYNOPSIS"
136\&\fBopenssl\fR \fBgendsa\fR
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137[\fB\-out filename\fR]
138[\fB\-des\fR]
139[\fB\-des3\fR]
140[\fB\-idea\fR]
e3cdf75b 141[\fB\-rand file(s)\fR]
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142[\fB\-engine id\fR]
143[\fBparamfile\fR]
144.SH "DESCRIPTION"
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145.IX Header "DESCRIPTION"
146The \fBgendsa\fR command generates a \s-1DSA\s0 private key from a \s-1DSA\s0 parameter file
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147(which will be typically generated by the \fBopenssl dsaparam\fR command).
148.SH "OPTIONS"
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149.IX Header "OPTIONS"
150.IP "\fB\-des|\-des3|\-idea\fR" 4
151.IX Item "-des|-des3|-idea"
984263bc 152These options encrypt the private key with the \s-1DES\s0, triple \s-1DES\s0, or the
8b0cefbb 153\&\s-1IDEA\s0 ciphers respectively before outputting it. A pass phrase is prompted for.
984263bc 154If none of these options is specified no encryption is used.
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155.IP "\fB\-rand file(s)\fR" 4
156.IX Item "-rand file(s)"
984263bc 157a file or files containing random data used to seed the random number
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158generator, or an \s-1EGD\s0 socket (see \fIRAND_egd\fR\|(3)).
159Multiple files can be specified separated by a OS-dependent character.
2eaa1526 160The separator is \fB;\fR for MS-Windows, \fB,\fR for OpenVMS, and \fB:\fR for
984263bc 161all others.
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162.IP "\fB\-engine id\fR" 4
163.IX Item "-engine id"
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164specifying an engine (by it's unique \fBid\fR string) will cause \fBreq\fR
165to attempt to obtain a functional reference to the specified engine,
166thus initialising it if needed. The engine will then be set as the default
167for all available algorithms.
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168.IP "\fBparamfile\fR" 4
169.IX Item "paramfile"
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170This option specifies the \s-1DSA\s0 parameter file to use. The parameters in this
171file determine the size of the private key. \s-1DSA\s0 parameters can be generated
172and examined using the \fBopenssl dsaparam\fR command.
173.SH "NOTES"
e3cdf75b 174.IX Header "NOTES"
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175\&\s-1DSA\s0 key generation is little more than random number generation so it is
176much quicker that \s-1RSA\s0 key generation for example.
177.SH "SEE ALSO"
e3cdf75b 178.IX Header "SEE ALSO"
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179\&\fIdsaparam\fR\|(1), \fIdsa\fR\|(1), \fIgenrsa\fR\|(1),
180\&\fIrsa\fR\|(1)