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

NAME
     makekey -- make encrypted keys or passwords

SYNOPSIS
     makekey

DESCRIPTION
     The makekey utility has been deprecated and will be removed in a future
     release of FreeBSD.

     The makekey utility encrypts a key and salt which it reads from the stan-
     dard 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
     contain and how the encrypted value is calculated.

SEE ALSO
     login(1), openssl(1), crypt(3)

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

BSD                             October 8, 2003                            BSD