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YAFIC-SIGN(1) FreeBSD General Commands Manual YAFIC-SIGN(1)

yafic-sign, yafic-check -- Signature utilities for yafic(1)

yafic-sign [-Vhp] [-c] keyfile file
yafic-check [-Vhp] keyfile file

yafic-sign cryptographically signs file using the key keyfile. yafic-check (which is simply another name for yafic-sign -c) verifies a file against its signature.
keyfile is expected to be an RSA or DSA key. See openssl(1), genrsa(1), gendsa(1), and specifically:
http://www.openssl.org/docs/HOWTO/keys.txt
Signature files have the same name as file, but with the extension .sig.

The options are as follows:
-V
Display version information.
-h
Display help summary.
-p
Expect keyfile to be a public key rather than a private key.
-c
Instead of signing file, file is checked against its signature.

Both yafic-sign and yafic-check exit with one of the following values:
0
file was successfully signed or verified
1
An error occurred.
2
There was a problem with the arguments given to yafic-sign or yafic-check.
3
The verification of file against its signature failed.

yafic(1), openssl(1), genrsa(1), gendsa(1)
December 12, 2003

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