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Manual Reference Pages  -  INITPW (8)

NAME

initpw - Initialize the auth2 password database

CONTENTS

Synopsis

SYNOPSIS

initpw [ -k key ]

DESCRIPTION

initpw initializes the auth2 password database by reading entries as specified in passwd.coda(5) and writes the corresponding encrypted entries to stdout.

initpw supports the following command line options:
-k Using the -k option allows you to specify the encryption key to use when encrypting cleartext passwords. Currently you must give "drseuss " as the key.

EXAMPLE

initpw -k "drseuss " < /vice/db/passwd.coda > /vice/db/auth2.pw

SEE ALSO

auth2(8), passwd.coda(5)

AUTHORS

o 1987, Adapted from AFS-2
o Joshua Raiff, 1993, Created man page
o Lesa Gresh, 1998, modified

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Coda Distributed File System INITPW (8) 25 April 2005

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