egd-linux - EGD Entropy Daemon
[ -H hostip
] [ -p portno
] [ -b
] [ -s shannons
] [ -D pidfile
] [ -r time
] [ -v ] [ -h ]
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
- -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
- Print the usage text and exit.
- Print the version number and exit.
ekeyd(8), ekey-rekey(8), ekey-setkey(8)
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