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smime_keys - Utility to add S/MIME certificate to the internal database used by mutt


smime_keys <operation> [file(s) | keyID [file(s)]]


The purpose of this tool is to manipulate the internal database of S/MIME certificates used by mutt to sign mail messages which will be sent or to verify mail messages received and signed with S/MIME.


no files needed, inits directory structure.
no files needed. refreshes index files, including trust flag/expiration.
lists the certificates stored in database.
keyID required. changes/removes/adds label.
keyID required.
1=keyID and optionally 2=CRL. Verifies the certificate chain, and optionally whether this certificate is included in supplied CRL (PEM format). Note: to verify all certificates at the same time, replace keyID with "all".
certificate required.
three files reqd: 1=Key, 2=certificate plus 3=intermediate certificate(s).
one file reqd. Adds keypair to database. file is PKCS12 (e.g. export from netscape).
one file reqd. Adds keypair to database. (file was converted from e.g. PKCS12).
one file reqd. Adds PEM root certificate to the location specified within muttrc (smime_verify_* command).


This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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September 19, 2020 Unix