KEY.DNS_RESOLVER(8)    Linux Key Management Utilities    KEY.DNS_RESOLVER(8)

NAME         top

       key.dns_resolver - upcall for request-key to handle dns_resolver keys

SYNOPSIS         top

       /sbin/key.dns_resolver <key>
       /sbin/key.dns_resolver -D [-v] [-v] <keydesc> <calloutinfo>

DESCRIPTION         top

       This program is invoked by request-key on behalf of the kernel when
       kernel services (such as NFS, CIFS and AFS) want to perform a
       hostname lookup and the kernel does not have the key cached.  It is
       not ordinarily intended to be called directly.

       It can be called in debugging mode to test its functionality by
       passing a -D flag on the command line.  For this to work, the key
       description and the callout information must be supplied.  Verbosity
       can be increased by supplying one or more -v flags.

ERRORS         top

       All errors will be logged to the syslog.

SEE ALSO         top

       request-key.conf(5), keyrings(7), request-key(8)

COLOPHON         top

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Linux                            04 Mar 2011             KEY.DNS_RESOLVER(8)