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tpm_takeownership - setup an owner on the TPM

tpm_takeownership(8) System Manager's Manual tpm_takeownership(8)
 
TPM Management - tpm_takeownership
 

NAME

tpm_takeownership - setup an owner on the TPM

SYNOPSIS

tpm_takeownership [OPTION]
 

DESCRIPTION

tpm_takeownership setup an owner on the system's TPM (via the TPM_TakeOwnership API). This operation requires the TPM to be enabled and can be restricted by tpm_setownable. The command will prompt for owner and SRK passwords and confirmations of these if executed without either of the -well-known options, otherwise, a secret of all zeros is set for the requested password. After the second confirmation, be patient as the command may take awhile.
 
-h, --help
Display command usage info.
-v, --version
Display command version info.
-l, --log [none|error|info|debug]
Set logging level.
-u, --unicode
Use TSS UNICODE encoding for passwords to comply with applications using TSS popup boxes
-y, --owner-well-known
Set a secret of all zeros (20 bytes of zeros) as the owner's secret.
-z, --srk-well-known
Set a secret of all zeros (20 bytes of zeros) as the SRK secret.
 

SEE ALSO

tpm_version(1), tpm_setownable(8), tpm_setenable(8), tcsd(8)
 

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <trousers-users@lists.sourceforge.net>
2005-05-06 TPM Management