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gnutls\-cli

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: December 1st 2003
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NAME

gnutls-cli - GNU TLS test client  

SYNOPSIS

gnutls-cli [options] hostname  

DESCRIPTION

Simple client program to set up a TLS connection to some other computer. It sets up a TLS connection and forwards data from the standard input to the secured socket and vice versa.  

OPTIONS

 

Program control options

--copyright
Prints the program's license.
-d, --debug LEVEL
Specify the debug level. Default is 1.
-h, --help
Prints a short reminder of the command line options.
-l, --list
Print a list of the supported algorithms and modes.
-r, --resume
Connect, establish a session. Connect again and resume this session.
-s, --starttls
Connect, establish a plain session and start TLS when EOF or a SIGALRM is received.
-v, --version
Prints the program's version number.

 

TLS/SSL control options

--ciphers cipher1 cipher2...
Ciphers to enable (use gnutls-cli --list to show the supported ciphers).
--comp comp1 comp2...
Compression methods to enable (use gnutls-cli --list to show the supported compression methods).
--crlf
Send CR LF instead of LF.
--ctypes certType1 certType2...
Certificate types to enable (use gnutls-cli --list to show the supported certificate types).
-f, --fingerprint
Send the openpgp fingerprint, instead of the key.
--kx kx1 kx2...
Key exchange methods to enable (use gnutls-cli --list to show the supported key exchange methods).
--macs mac1 mac2...
MACs (Message Authentication Codes) to enable (use gnutls-cli --list to show the supported MACs).
-p, --port integer
The port to connect to.
--protocols protocol1 protocol2...
Protocols to enable (use gnutls-cli --list to show the supported protocols).
--recordsize integer
The maximum record size to advertize.

 

Certificate options

--pgpcertfile FILE
PGP Public Key (certificate) file to use.
--pgpkeyfile FILE
PGP Key file to use.
--pgpkeyring FILE
PGP Key ring file to use.
--pgptrustdb FILE
PGP trustdb file to use.
--srppasswd PASSWD
SRP password to use.
--srpusername NAME
SRP username to use.
--x509cafile FILE
Certificate file to use.
--x509certfile FILE
X.509 Certificate file to use.
--x509fmtder
Use DER format for certificates
--x509keyfile FILE
X.509 key file to use.
--xml
Print the certificate information in XML format.

 

SEE ALSO

gnutls-cli-debug(1), gnutls-serv(1)  

AUTHOR

Nikos Mavroyanopoulos <nmav@gnutls.org> and others; see /usr/share/doc/gnutls-bin/AUTHORS for a complete list.

This manual page was written by Ivo Timmermans <ivo@debian.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
Program control options
TLS/SSL control options
Certificate options
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR




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