PreviousNextUp[Front page] [Index]

Options

The following options are available:

  • -h

    Displays short help.

  • -verbose

    Gives more diagnostic output.

  • -quiet

    Gives no diagnostic output.

  • -auto

    The next input file type is auto-detected (default).

  • -cert

    The next input file is a certificate.

  • -crmf

    The next input file is a CRMF certification request.

  • -req

    The next input file is a PKCS #10 certification request.

  • -crl

    The next input file is a CRL.

  • -prv

    The next input file is a private key.

  • -ssh2

    The next input file is an SSH2 public key.

  • -spkac

    The next input file is a Netscape-generated SPKAC request.

  • -noverify

    Does not check the validity of the signature on the input certificate.

  • -autoenc

    Determines PEM/DER automatically (default).

  • -pem

    Assumes that the input file is in PEM (ASCII base-64) format. This option allows both actual PEM (with headers and footers), and plain base-64 (without headers and footers). An example of PEM header and footer is shown below:

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
    encoded data
    -----END CERTIFICATE-----
    

  • -der

    Assumes that the input file is in DER format.

  • -hexl

    Assumes that the input file is in hexl format.

  • -skip n

    Skips n bytes from the beginning of input before trying to decode. This is useful if the file contains some garbage before the actual contents.

  • -ldap

    Prints names in LDAP order.

  • -utf8

    Prints names in UTF-8.

  • -latin1

    Prints names in ISO-8859-1.

  • -base10

    Outputs big numbers in base-10 (default).

  • -base16

    Outputs big numbers in base-16.

  • -base64

    Outputs big numbers in base-64.

  • -width w

    Sets output width (w characters).


PreviousNextUp[Front page] [Index]