Article ID: 000091703 Content Type: Product Information & Documentation Last Reviewed: 08/02/2022

Is there a way to add the passphrase for the AES Root Key (.qek) when generating an encrypted configuration file using the quartus_pfg command line tool?

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  • Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition
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    Description

    Yes, when generating an encrypted configuration file using the quartus_pfg command line tool for Intel® Stratix® 10 or Intel® Agilex™ devices, you can use the "password" option to specify a text file that contains the passphrase for the AES Root Key (.qek).

     

     

    Resolution

    Add "-o password=<password.txt>" to your quartus_pfg command where password.txt is the text file that contains the passphrase.

    Related Products

    This article applies to 2 products

    Intel® Agilex™ 7 FPGAs and SoC FPGAs
    Intel® Stratix® 10 FPGAs and SoC FPGAs

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