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bioutil(1)                BSD General Commands Manual               bioutil(1)


NAME

     bioutil -- tool for viewing/changing Touch ID configuration and list-
     ing/deleting enrolled fingerprints


SYNOPSIS

     bioutil {-r | -w [-f { 0 | 1 }] [-u { 0 | 1 }] [-a { 0 | 1 }]} | [-c] |
             [-p] | [-d <uid>] [-s]


DESCRIPTION

     bioutil provides the possibility of viewing and changing Touch ID config-
     uration, both system-wide and user-specific. It also allows listing and
     deleting enrolled fingerprints.


OPTIONS

     -r, --read
              Read Touch ID configuration.

     -w, --write
              Write Touch ID configuration.

     -s, --system
              Indicates that system-wide configuration is to be read/written
              (user-specific configuration is the default) or that a system-
              wide list/delete operation is to be performed.

     -f, --function
              Enables (1) or disables (0) overall Touch ID functionality (sys-
              tem-wide configuration only).

     -u, --unlock
              Enables (1) or disables (0) Touch ID for unlock.

     -a, --applepay
              Enables (1) or disables (0) Touch ID for ApplePay (user-specific
              configuration only).

     -c, --count
              Provides number of enrolled fingerprints of the current user or
              of all users (when run with -s as an administrator)

     -p, --purge
              Deletes all enrolled fingerprints of the current user or of all
              users (when run with -s as an administrator)

     -d, --delete
              Deletes all enrolled fingerprints of the user with given user ID
              (must be run as an administrator)


EXAMPLES

     bioutil -r
              Reads Touch ID configuration for the current user.

     bioutil -r -s
              Reads system-wide Touch ID configuration.

     bioutil -w -u 1
              Enables Touch ID for unlock for the current user.

     sudo bioutil -w -s -u 0
              Disables Touch ID for unlock for the whole system.

     bioutil -c
              Prints the number of enrolled fingerprints of the current user.

     bioutil -p
              Deletes all enrolled fingerprints of the current user.

     sudo bioutil -c -s
              Prints numbers of enrolled fingerprints of all enrolled users.

     sudo bioutil -p -s
              Deletes all fingerprints from the system.

     sudo bioutil -s -d 501
              Deletes all fingerprints of user 501.

Darwin                         February 4, 2017                         Darwin

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