xrdgsiproxy - generate a proxy X.509 certificate
xrdgsiproxy [-h] [mode] [-debug] [-f [-out] file]
The xrdgsiproxy utility displays, creates, and destroys X.509 user proxy certificates used by the grid security infrastructure (gsi) security protocol.
init create proxy
certificate and related proxy file
info display content of existing proxy file
destroy delete existing proxy file
-f [-out] file
Non-standard location of proxy file
init mode only:
Non-standard location of directory with information about known CAs
Non-standard location of certificate for which proxies are wanted
Non-standard location of private key to be used to sign the proxy
Strength in bits of the key [default 512]
Time validity of the proxy certificate [default 12:00]
Max number of descendent levels below this proxy [default 0]
Complete HTML documentation can be found at
Documentation for all components associated with xrdgsiproxy can be found at http://xrootd.org/docs.html
Errors yield an error message and a non-zero exit status.
License terms can be displayed by typing "xrootd -H".
The xrdgsiproxy command is supported by the xrootd collaboration. Contact information can be found at