cisco-decrypt <obfuscated pre-shared key>


This command accompanies vpnc. It decrypts the obfuscated pre-shared key from *.pcf-configuration files, which must be specified on the command line.

The result will be printed to STDOUT.


cisco-decrypt was originally written by Maurice Massar. This man-page was written by Jörg Mayer, based on the pcf2vpnc manpage written by Wolfram Sang (ninja(at)

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