lightning-makesecret

lightning-makesecret -- Command for deriving pseudorandom key from HSM

SYNOPSIS

makesecret [hex] [string]

DESCRIPTION

The makesecret RPC command derives a secret key from the HSM_secret.

  • hex (hex, optional): One of hex or string must be specified: hex can be any hex data.
  • string (string, optional): One of hex or string must be specified: string is a UTF-8 string interpreted literally.

RETURN VALUE

On success, an object is returned, containing:

  • secret (secret): The pseudorandom key derived from HSM_secret.

ERRORS

The following error codes may occur:

  • -1: Catchall nonspecific error.

JSON EXAMPLE

Example 1:

Request:

{
  "id": "example:makesecret#1",
  "method": "makesecret",
  "params": [
    "73636220736563726574"
  ]
}

Response:

{
  "secret": "a9a2e742405c28f059349132923a99337ae7f71168b7485496e3365f5bc664ed"
}

Example 2:

Request:

{
  "id": "example:makesecret#2",
  "method": "makesecret",
  "params": [
    null,
    "scb secret"
  ]
}

Response:

{
  "secret": "a9a2e742405c28f059349132923a99337ae7f71168b7485496e3365f5bc664ed"
}

AUTHOR

Aditya <[email protected]> is mainly responsible.

RESOURCES

Main web site: https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning