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OPENSSL-GENDSA(1ossl)               OpenSSL              OPENSSL-GENDSA(1ossl)


       openssl-gendsa - generate a DSA private key from a set of parameters


       openssl gendsa [-help] [-out filename] [-passout arg] [-aes128]
       [-aes192] [-aes256] [-aria128] [-aria192] [-aria256] [-camellia128]
       [-camellia192] [-camellia256] [-des] [-des3] [-idea] [-verbose]
       [-quiet] [-rand files] [-writerand file] [-engine id] [-provider name]
       [-provider-path path] [-propquery propq] [paramfile]


       This command generates a DSA private key from a DSA parameter file
       (which will be typically generated by the openssl-dsaparam(1) command).


           Print out a usage message.

       -out filename
           Output the key to the specified file. If this argument is not
           specified then standard output is used.

       -passout arg
           The passphrase used for the output file.  See

       -aes128, -aes192, -aes256, -aria128, -aria192, -aria256, -camellia128,
       -camellia192, -camellia256, -des, -des3, -idea
           These options encrypt the private key with specified cipher before
           outputting it. A pass phrase is prompted for.  If none of these
           options is specified no encryption is used.

           Note that all options must be given before the paramfile argument.

           Print extra details about the operations being performed.

           Print fewer details about the operations being performed, which may
           be handy during batch scripts and pipelines.

       -rand files, -writerand file
           See "Random State Options" in openssl(1) for details.

       -engine id
           See "Engine Options" in openssl(1).  This option is deprecated.

           The DSA parameter file to use. The parameters in this file
           determine the size of the private key. DSA parameters can be
           generated and examined using the openssl-dsaparam(1) command.

       -provider name
       -provider-path path
       -propquery propq
           See "Provider Options" in openssl(1), provider(7), and property(7).


       DSA key generation is little more than random number generation so it
       is much quicker that RSA key generation for example.


       openssl(1), openssl-genpkey(1), openssl-dsaparam(1), openssl-dsa(1),
       openssl-genrsa(1), openssl-rsa(1)


       The -engine option was deprecated in OpenSSL 3.0.


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       Licensed under the Apache License 2.0 (the "License").  You may not use
       this file except in compliance with the License.  You can obtain a copy
       in the file LICENSE in the source distribution or at

3.2.0                             2023-11-23             OPENSSL-GENDSA(1ossl)

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