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NetBSD 6.1.5 - man page for makekey (netbsd section 8)

MAKEKEY(8)			   BSD System Manager's Manual			       MAKEKEY(8)

NAME
     makekey -- make encrypted keys or passwords

SYNOPSIS
     makekey

DESCRIPTION
     makekey encrypts a key and salt which it reads from the standard input and writes the result
     to the standard output.  The key is expected to be eight bytes; the salt is expected to be
     two bytes.  See crypt(3) for more information on what characters the key and salt can con-
     tain and how the encrypted value is calculated.

SEE ALSO
     login(1), crypt(3)

HISTORY
     A makekey command appeared in Version 7 AT&T UNIX.

BSD					December 11, 1993				      BSD


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