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md_doc_help_kdb-mv - kdb-mv(1) -- Move keys within the key database kdb mv <source> <dest>

Where source is the path of the key(s) you want to copy and dest is the path where you would like to move the key(s) to. Note that when using the -r flag, source as well as all of the keys below it will be moved.


This command moves key(s) in the Key database. You can move keys to another directory within the database or even below another key.


  • -H, --help: Show the man page.
  • -V, --version: Print version info.
  • -r, --recursive: Work in a recursive mode.
  • -v, --verbose: Explain what is happening.


To move a multiple keys: kdb mv -r user/example1 user/example2

To move a single key: kdb mv user/example/key1 user/example/key2

Sun May 29 2016 Version 0.8.14