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MKPASSWD(1) Debian GNU/Linux MKPASSWD(1) MKPASSWD(1) Debian GNU/Linux MKPASSWD(1)
NAME NAME
mkpasswd - Overfeatured front end to crypt(3) mkpasswd - Overfeatured front end to crypt(3)
SYNOPSIS SYNOPSIS
mkpasswd PASSWORD SALT mkpasswd PASSWORD [SALT]
DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION
mkpasswd encrypts the given password with the crypt(3) libc function usin g the given salt. mkpasswd encrypts the given password with the crypt(3) libc function, usi ng the given salt.
OPTIONS OPTIONS
-S, --salt=STRING -S, --salt=STRING Use the STRING as salt. If it begins with $ then
Use the STRING as salt. It must not contain prefixes such as $1$. it will be passed straight to
crypt(3) without any checks.
-R, --rounds=NUMBER -R, --rounds=NUMBER Use NUMBER rounds. This argument is ignored if the
Use NUMBER rounds. This argument is ignored if the method ch method chosen does not sup-
osen does not support variable port variable rounds. For the OpenBSD Blowfish method this is
rounds. For the OpenBSD Blowfish method this is the logarithm of the logarithm of the number of
the number of rounds. The rounds. The behavior is undefined if this option is used without
behavior is undefined if this option is used without --method. --method.
-m, --method=TYPE -m, --method=TYPE Compute the password using the TYPE method. If TYPE
Compute the password using the TYPE method. If TYPE is help is help then the list of
then the available methods are available methods is printed. If TYPE begins and end with $
printed. If TYPE begins and end with $ characters then the string characters then the string is
is passed to crypt_gensalt(3) passed to crypt_gensalt(3) as-is.
as-is.
-5 Like --method=md5crypt.
-5 Like --method=md5.
-P NUM, --password-fd=NUM Read the password from file descriptor NUM
-P, --password-fd=NUM instead of using getpass(3).
Read the password from file descriptor NUM instead of using getpa If the file descriptor is not connected to a tty then no other te
ss(3). If the file descriptor xt than the hashed password is
is not connected to a tty then no other message than the hashed pa printed on stdout.
ssword is printed on stdout.
-s, --stdin -s, --stdin
Like --password-fd=0. Like --password-fd=0.
ENVIRONMENT ENVIRONMENT
MKPASSWD_OPTIONS MKPASSWD_OPTIONS
A list of options which will be evalued before the ones specified on the command line. A list of options which will be evaluated before the ones specifie d on the command line.
BUGS BUGS
If the --stdin option is used, passwords containing some control characte If the --stdin option is used then passwords containing some control char
rs may not be read correctly. acters may not be read cor-
rectly.
This programs suffers of a bad case of featuritis. This programs suffers of a bad case of featuritis.
SEE ALSO SEE ALSO
passwd(1), passwd(5), crypt(3), crypt(5), crypt_gensalt(3), getpass(3) passwd(1), passwd(5), crypt(3), crypt(5), crypt_gensalt(3), getpass(3).
AUTHOR AUTHOR
mkpasswd and this man page were written by Marco d'Itri <md@linux.it> and are licensed under the terms mkpasswd and this man page were written by Marco d'Itri <md@linux.it> an d are licensed under the terms
of the GNU General Public License, version 2 or higher. of the GNU General Public License, version 2 or higher.
Marco d'Itri 21 March 2008 MKPASSWD(1) Marco d'Itri 2019-12-30 MKPASSWD(1)
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