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AUTHVAR(1) General Commands Manual AUTHVAR(1)

NAME

authvar - handles authenticated variables for pesign
 

SYNOPSIS

authvar [-?] [-a|--append] [-d|--certdir=<certificate directory path>]
[-c|--clear] [-s|--set] [-N|--namespace={<namespace>|<guid>}]
[-n|--name=<name>] [-t|--timestamp=<time>] [-v|--value=<value>]
[-f|--valuefile=<file>] [-i|--import=<file>] [-e|--export=<file>]
[-S|--sign=<nickname>] [-?|--help] [--usage]
 

DESCRIPTION

authvar is a command line utility for handling authenticated UEFI variables.
 

OPTIONS

-a, --append
append to variable
 
-d, --certdir=<certificate directory path>
specify nss certificate database directory (default: "/etc/pki/pesign")
 
-c, --clear
clear variable
 
-s, --set
set variable
 
-N, --namespace={<namespace>|<guid>}
specified variable is in <namespace> or <guid> (default: "global")
 
-n, --name=<name>
variable name
 
-t, --timestamp=<time>
timestamp for the variable
 
-v, --value=<value>
value to set or append
 
-f, --valuefile=<file>
read value from <file>
 
-i, --import=<file>
import variable from <file>
 
-e, --export=<file>
export variable to <file> instead of firmware
 
-S, --sign=<nickname>
sign variable with certificate <nickname>
 

Help options:

-?, --help
Show this help message
 
--usage
Display brief usage message
 

SEE ALSO

pesign(1)
June 2015