|ekey-egd-linux(8)||System Manager's Manual||ekey-egd-linux(8)|
egd-linux - EGD Entropy Daemon
ekey-egd-linux [ -H hostip ] [ -p portno ] [ -b blocks ] [ -s shannons ] [ -D pidfile ] [ -r time ] [ -v ] [ -h ]
ekey-egd-linux is a daemon which connects to an EGD server and places the read entropy in the kernels pool.
- -H hostip
- Set the host IP address to connect to.
- -p portno
- Set the port number to connect to.
- -b blocks
- Set the number of 1024 bit blocks to request each time.
- -s shannons
- Set the number of shannons per byte.
- -D pidfile
- Specify the name and path of the file used to record the ekey-egd-linux process ID.
- -r time
- Set the time between reconnect attempts. The default (0) causes the daemon to exit immediately after the initial connection attempt and no additional connection attempts are made. A non zero value set is the number of seconds the daemon will wait between connection attempts.
- Print the usage text and exit.
- Print the version number and exit.
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|19th July 2009|