keytools is a simple command-line tool for working with Cortex keyfiles.
Generate a new keyfile.
If you want to use an existing private key to use in the keyfile, it can be
specified by setting
--privatekey with the location of the file containing the
keytools inspect <keyfile>
Print various information about the keyfile.
Private key information can be printed by using the
make sure to use this feature with great caution!
keytools signmessage <keyfile> <message/file>
Sign the message with a keyfile.
It is possible to refer to a file containing the message.
To sign a message contained in a file, use the
keytools verifymessage <address> <signature> <message/file>
Verify the signature of the message. It is possible to refer to a file containing the message. To sign a message contained in a file, use the --msgfile flag.
keytools changepassphrase <keyfile>
Change the passphrase of a keyfile.
--newpasswordfile to point to the new password file.
For every command that uses a keyfile, you will be prompted to provide the
passphrase for decrypting the keyfile. To avoid this message, it is possible
to pass the passphrase by using the
--passwordfile flag pointing to a file that
contains the passphrase.
In case you need to output the result in a JSON format, you shall by using the
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