swtpm_setup.conf(8) swtpm_setup.conf(8)

swtpm_setup.conf - Configuration file for swtpm_setup

The file /etc/swtpm_setup.conf contains configuration information for swtpm_setup. It must only contain one configuration keyword per line, followed by an equals sign (=) and then followed by appropriate configuration information. A comment at the end of the line may be introduced by a hash (#) sign.

Users may write their own configuration into ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/swtpm_setup.conf or if XDG_CONFIG_HOME is not set it may be in ${HOME}/.config/swtpm_setup.conf.

The following keywords are recognized:

This keyword is to be followed by the name of an executable or executable script used for creating various TPM certificates. The tool will be called with the following options
This parameter indicates the type of certificate to create. The type parameter may be one of the following: ek, or platform
This parameter indicates the directory into which the certificate is to be stored. It is expected that the EK certificate is stored in this directory under the name ek.cert and the platform certificate under the name platform.cert.
This parameter indicates the modulus of the public key of the endorsement key (EK). The public key is provided as a sequence of ASCII hex digits.
This parameter indicates the ID of the VM for which to create the certificate.
The log file to log output to; by default logging goes to stdout and stderr on the console.
The configuration file to use. This file typically contains configuration information for the invoked program. If omitted, the program must use its default configuration file.
The options file to use. This file typically contains options that the invoked program uses. If omitted, the program must use its default options file.
These 3 options describe the TPM specification that was followed for the implementation of the TPM and will be part of the EK certificate.
This option is passed in case a TPM 2 compliant certificate needs to be created.
This keyword is to be followed by the name of a configuration file that will be passed to the invoked program using the --configfile option described above. If omitted, the invoked program will use the default configuration file.
This keyword is to be followed by the name of an options file that will be passed to the invoked program using the --optsfile option described above. If omitted, the invoked program will use the default options file.
This keyword is to be followed by a comma-separated list of names of PCR banks. The list must not contain any spaces. Valid PCR bank names are sha1, sha256, sha384, and sha512.

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Report bugs to Stefan Berger <stefanb@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

2022-04-28 swtpm