maxpasswd options in 2.5

long_opt

short_opt

has_arg

descr

--decrypt (-d)

-d

None

Decrypt an encrypted password instead.

--help (-h)

-h

None

Display this help.

--interactive (-i)

-i

None

If maxpasswd is reading from a pipe, it will read a line and use that as the password. If maxpasswd is connected to a terminal console, it will prompt for the password. If '-i' is specified, a single argument is assumed to be the path and two arguments is treated like an error. path The key file directory (default: '/var/lib/maxscale') password The password to encrypt or decrypt