Use the keyring command-line utility to import, export, or list properties of private keys on your keyring.

Example Usage

We list a few examples of the keyring command here to illustrate its usefulness and ease of use. To get started, lets list the properties associated with your keys on your keyring:


Here we list the properties associated with the keys in a different keyring:

  keyring keyring.xdm -

Support you want to move a key from one keyring to another:

  keyring -export d2f085b604db892b7939fe3ec997a92ff904c3af4c2d741a6a6c9b908e8f4cf4 keyring.xdm alice.xdm

Option Summary

The keyring command recognizes these options. Click on an option to get more details about how that option works.

Option Description
-debug events display copious debugging information
-export id export a key from your keyring
-help print program options
-list type print a list of supported option arguments
-log format format of debugging information
-version print version information