SYSTEMD−TTY−ASK−PASSWORD−AGENT

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NAME

systemd-tty-ask-password-agent − List or process pending systemd password requests

SYNOPSIS

systemd−tty−ask−password−agent [OPTIONS...] [VARIABLE=VALUE...]

DESCRIPTION

systemd−tty−ask−password−agent is a password agent that handles password requests of the system, for example for hard disk encryption passwords or SSL certificate passwords that need to be queried at boot−time or during runtime.

systemd−tty−ask−password−agent implements the Password Agents Specification [1] .

OPTIONS

The following options are understood:

−−list

Lists all currently pending system password requests.

−−query

Process all currently pending system password requests by querying the user on the calling TTY.

−−watch

Continuously process password requests.

−−wall

Forward password requests to wall(1) instead of querying the user on the calling TTY.

−−plymouth

Ask question with plymouth(8) instead of querying the user on the calling TTY.

−−console

Ask question on /dev/console instead of querying the user on the calling TTY.

−h, −−help

Print a short help text and exit.

−−version

Print a short version string and exit.

EXIT STATUS

On success, 0 is returned, a non−zero failure code otherwise.

SEE ALSO

systemd(1), systemctl(1), systemd-ask-password-console.service(8), wall(1), plymouth(8)

NOTES

1.

Password Agents Specification

http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/PasswordAgents


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