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Manual Reference Pages  -  CRYPT (n)

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NAME

crypt - Password hashing based on "crypt"

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Keywords
Copyright

SYNOPSIS

package require Tcl ?8.2?

package require Trf ?2.1.3?

crypt password salt

DESCRIPTION

The command crypt is an interface to the crypt(3) function for the encryption of passwords. An alternative command for the same, but based on md5 is md5crypt.

crypt password salt
  Encrypts the password using the specified salt and returns the generated hash value as the result of the command.

SEE ALSO

md5crypt, trf-intro

KEYWORDS

authentication, crypt, hash, hashing, mac, md5, message digest, password

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 1996-2003, Andreas Kupries <andreas_kupries@users.sourceforge.net>

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