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ircd-mkpasswd - generate password hashes for ircd

IRCD-MKPASSWD(8) System Manager's Manual IRCD-MKPASSWD(8)

NAME

ircd-mkpasswd - generate password hashes for ircd

SYNOPSIS

ircd-mkpasswd [-m|-d] [-l saltlength] [-s salt] [-p plaintext]
-m Generate an MD5 password
-d Generate a DES password
-l Specify a length for a random MD5 salt
-s Specify a salt, 2 alphanumeric characters for DES, up to 16 for MD5
-p Specify a plaintext password to use
Example: ircd-mkpasswd -m -s 3dr -p test

DESCRIPTION

ircd-mkpasswd generates SALT encrypted passwords for use in ircd.conf
May 2002 Debian Sid