inspect(1) Sequoia Manual inspect(1)

inspect - Inspects data, like file(1)

inspect [--certifications] [-h|--help] [FILE]

Inspects data, like file(1)

It is often difficult to tell from cursory inspection using cat(1) or file(1) what kind of OpenPGP one is looking at. This subcommand inspects the data and provides a meaningful human-readable description of it.

Prints third-party certifications
Print help information
[FILE]
Reads from FILE or stdin if omitted


Inspects a certificate


sq inspect juliet.pgp


Inspects a certificate ring


sq inspect certs.pgp


Inspects a message


sq inspect message.pgp


Inspects a detached signature


sq inspect message.sig

For the full documentation see https://docs.sequoia-pgp.org/sq/.

sq(1) sq-armor(1) sq-autocrypt(1) sq-certify(1) sq-dearmor(1) sq-decrypt(1) sq-encrypt(1) sq-key(1) sq-keyring(1) sq-keyserver(1) sq-packet(1) sq-revoke(1) sq-sign(1) sq-verify(1) sq-wkd(1)

July 2022 sq 0.26.0