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

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

ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase [file]

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

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

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

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2008-07-21 ecryptfs-utils