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Old 02-22-2007
Crypt command

Will AIX support crypt command or elase is there any command which is similar to crypt on AIX?
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Old 02-22-2007
I don't use AIX, but I do not see crypt listed in the man pages for 5.3. (I was a bit surprised to find the game "craps" though...). Nor can I find crypt or pgp on the AIX specific freeware sites. Sorry for the bad news...
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Old 02-22-2007
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/aix-faq/part3/section-41.html
"1.904: Where is the crypt program?
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The crypt *program* (as opposed to the crypt subroutine) has been
deleted to conform to U.S. law regarding export of missile,
ammunitions, nuclear and cryptographic technology.

Other programs such as PGP are available, but their use and/or
possesion may be subject to local laws and regulations.

France is such a place.

If anyone has a better answer to this question (like places where crypto
devices are illegal/severely restricted), feel free to contribute it."

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