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smime_keys - Utility to add S/MIME certificate to the internal database used by mutt


smime_keys <operation> [file(s) | keyID [file(s)]]


The purpose of this tool is to manipulate the internal database of S/MIME certificates used by mutt to sign mail messages which will be sent or to verify mail messages received and signed with S/MIME.


init no files needed, inits directory structure. refresh no files needed. refreshes index files, including trust flag/expiration. list lists the certificates stored in database. label keyID required. changes/removes/adds label. remove keyID required. verify 1=keyID and optionally 2=CRL. Verifies the certificate chain, and optionally whether this certificate is included in supplied CRL (PEM format). Note: to verify all certificates at the same time, replace keyID with "all". add_cert certificate required. add_chain three files reqd: 1=Key, 2=certificate plus 3=intermediate certificate(s). add_p12 one file reqd. Adds keypair to database. file is PKCS12 (e.g. export from netscape). add_pem one file reqd. Adds keypair to database. (file was converted from e.g. PKCS12). add_root one file reqd. Adds PEM root certificate to the location specified within muttrc (smime_verify_* command).


This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. Mutt Home Page: http://www.mutt.org/ Unix September 19, 2020 smime_keys(1)

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