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ICEAUTH(1) General Commands Manual ICEAUTH(1)

NAME

iceauth – ICE authority file utility

SYNOPSIS

iceauth [ -f authfile ] [ -vqib ] [ command arg … ]

DESCRIPTION

The iceauth program is used to edit and display the authorization
information used in connecting with ICE. This program is usually used
to extract authorization records from one machine and merge them in on
another (as is the case when using remote logins or granting access to
other users). Commands (described below) may be entered interactively,
on the iceauth command line, or in scripts.

OPTIONS

-f authfile Name of the authority file to use. Will default to
the file currently in use by the session.

-v Turns on extra messages (verbose mode)

-q Turns off extra messages (quiet mode)

-i Ignore the locks on the authority file

-b Break the locks on the authority file

-u Print basic usage instructions

-V Print version and exit

USAGE
When iceauth is run it will allow the following set of commands to be
entered interactively or in scripts.

?

List available commands.

help

Print help information. You may supply a command name to help to get
specific information about it.

info

Print information about the entries in the authority file.

list

List (print) entries in the authority file. You may specify optional
modifiers as below to specify which entries are listed.

list [ protocol_name ] [ protocol_data ] [ netid ] [ authname ]

add

Add an entry to the authority file. This must be in the format

add protocol_name protocol_data netid authname authdata

remove

Remove entries from the authority file.

remove [ protocol_name ] [ protocol_data ] [ netid ] [ authname ]

extract

Extract entries from the authority file in to a destination file. You
must supply the path to the destination to this command as in the fol‐
lowing format. Optional specifiers allow you to narrow which entries
are extracted.

extract filename [ protocol_name ] [ protocol_data ] [ netid ] [ auth‐
name ]

merge

Merge entries from other files in to the authority file selected by the
program. You may supply any number of file paths to this command as
follows:

merge filename1 [ filename2 ] [ filename3 ] …

exit

Save changes and exit the program.

quit

Abort changes and exit the program without saving.

source

Read and execute commands from a file.

source filename

AUTHOR

Ralph Mor, X Consortium

X Version 11 iceauth 1.0.7 ICEAUTH(1)