ethkey is a simple command-line tool for working with Ethereum 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
ethkey 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!
ethkey sign <keyfile> <message/file>
Sign the message with a keyfile. It is possible to refer to a file containing the message.
ethkey verify <address> <signature> <message/file>
Verify the signature of the message. It is possible to refer to a file containing the message.
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
--passphrase flag pointing to a file that
contains the passphrase.
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