Password command details



The password command decrypts the storage configuration file (config) using the old password, and re-encrypts the file using a new password.

It does not change all the encryption keys used to encrypt and decrypt chunk files, snapshot files, etc.

Quick overview

   duplicacy password [command options]

   -storage <storage name>      change the password used to access the specified storage
   -iterations <i>              the number of iterations used in storage key derivation (default is 16384)


duplicacy password [command options]

The password command requires no arguments, changing a password is an interactive process.


-storage <storage name>

You can specify the storage to change the password for when working with multiple storages.

-iterations <i>

The -iterations option specifies how many iterations are used to generate the key that encrypts the config file from the storage password.

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