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SYSTEMD-TTY-ASK-PASSWORD-AGENT

Section: systemd-tty-ask-password-agent (1)

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NAME

systemd-tty-ask-password-agent - List or process pending systemd password requests

SYNOPSIS

:systemd-tty-ask-password-agent [OPTIONS...] [VARIABLE=VALUE...]

DESCRIPTION

systemd-tty-ask-password-agent

is a password agent that handles password requests of the system, for example for hard disk encryption passwords or SSL certificate passwords that need to be queried at boot-time or during runtime.

systemd-tty-ask-password-agent implements the m[blue]Password Agents Specificationm[][1].

OPTIONS

The following options are understood:

--list

Lists all currently pending system password requests.

--query

Process all currently pending system password requests by querying the user on the calling TTY.

--watch

Continuously process password requests.

--wall

Forward password requests to wall?(1) instead of querying the user on the calling TTY.

--plymouth

Ask question with plymouth?(8) instead of querying the user on the calling TTY.

--console

Ask question on /dev/console instead of querying the user on the calling TTY.

-h, --help

Print a short help text and exit.

--version

Print a short version string and exit.

EXIT STATUS

On success, 0 is returned, a non-zero failure code otherwise.

SEE ALSO

systemd?(1), systemctl?(1), (8), wall?(1), plymouth?(8)

NOTES

1.
Password Agents Specification

:http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/PasswordAgents


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DESCRIPTION

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