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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 contain 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