base64

base64 — encode and decode base64 strings

Synopsis

base64 {subcommand} {options}

Description

This utility can be used to encode and decode information using base64.

Options

The base64 command takes the following options:

-V | --version

Display Directory Server version information. Default: false

-H | --help

Display this usage information. Default: false

Subcommands

The base64 command supports the following subcommands:

base64 decode

Decode base64-encoded information into raw data. When no options are specified, this subcommand reads from standard input and writes to standard output.

Options

The base64 decode command takes the following options:

-d | --encodedData {data}

The base64-encoded data to be decoded.

-f | --encodedDataFile {path}

The path to a file containing the base64-encoded data to be decoded.

-o | --toRawFile {path}

The path to a file to which the raw base64-decoded data should be written.

base64 encode

Encode raw data using base64. When no options are specified, this subcommand reads from standard input and writes to standard output.

Options

The base64 encode command takes the following options:

-d | --rawData {data}

The raw data to be base64 encoded.

-f | --rawDataFile {path}

The path to a file containing the raw data to be base64 encoded.

-o | --toEncodedFile {path}

The path to a file to which the base64-encoded data should be written.

Exit Codes

0

The command completed successfully.

> 0

An error occurred.