identity show


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ockam identity show [OPTIONS] [NAME]

This command will show the identifier of a given identity. If the --full flag is passed, it will show the change history of the identity.


  • [NAME] (optional)


  • -f, --full (optional)
    Show the full identity history, and not just the identifier or the name

  • --encoding [ENCODING] (optional)


# To show the default identity
$ ockam identity show

# To show a specific identity
$ ockam identity show i

# To show the full details
$ ockam identity show --full