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Linux 2.6 - man page for rpmkeys (linux section 8)

RPMKEYS(8)			     System Manager's Manual			       RPMKEYS(8)

NAME
       rpmkeys - RPM Keyring

SYNOPSIS
       rpmkeys {--import|--checksig}

DESCRIPTION
       The general forms of rpm digital signature commands are

       rpmkeys --import PUBKEY ...

       rpmkeys {-K|--checksig} PACKAGE_FILE ...

       The  --checksig	option checks all the digests and signatures contained in PACKAGE_FILE to
       ensure the integrity and origin of the package. Note  that  signatures  are  now  verified
       whenever a package is read, and --checksig is useful to verify all of the digests and sig-
       natures associated with a package.

       Digital signatures cannot be verified without a public key.  An ASCII armored  public  key
       can  be	added  to the rpm database using --import. An imported public key is carried in a
       header, and key ring management is performed exactly like package management. For example,
       all currently imported public keys can be displayed by:

       rpm -qa gpg-pubkey*

       Details	about a specific public key, when imported, can be displayed by querying.  Here's
       information about the Red Hat GPG/DSA key:

       rpm -qi gpg-pubkey-db42a60e

       Finally, public keys can be erased after importing  just  like  packages.  Here's  how  to
       remove the Red Hat GPG/DSA key

       rpm -e gpg-pubkey-db42a60e

SEE ALSO
       popt(3),
       rpm(8),
       rpmdb(8),
       rpmsign(8),
       rpm2cpio(8),
       rpmbuild(8),
       rpmspec(8),

       rpmkeys	--help - as rpm supports customizing the options via popt aliases it's impossible
       to guarantee that what's described in the manual matches what's available.

       http://www.rpm.org/ <URL:http://www.rpm.org/>

AUTHORS
       Marc Ewing <marc@redhat.com>
       Jeff Johnson <jbj@redhat.com>
       Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>
       Panu Matilainen <pmatilai@redhat.com>

Red Hat, Inc				 29 October 2010			       RPMKEYS(8)


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