Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)

FreeBSD Man Pages

Man Page or Keyword Search:
Man Architecture
Apropos Keyword Search (all sections) Output format
home | help
KEY(1)                  FreeBSD General Commands Manual                 KEY(1)

NAME
     key - stand-alone program for computing responses to S/Key challenges

SYNOPSIS
     key [-n count] sequence key

DESCRIPTION
     Key takes the optional count of the number of one time access passwords
     to print along with a (maximum) sequence number and key as command line
     arguments, it prompts for the user's secret password, and produces both
     word and hex format responses.

     The following option is available:

     -n count    The number of one time access passwords to print.  The
                 default is 1.

EXAMPLES
     Usage example:
           >key -n 5 99 th91334
           Enter password: <your secret password is entered here>
           OMEN US HORN OMIT BACK AHOY
           .... 4 more passwords.
           >

SEE ALSO
     keyinfo(1), keyinit(1), skey(1)

AUTHORS
     Command by Phil Karn, Neil M. Haller, John S. Walden

CONTACT
     <staff@thumper.bellcore.com>

FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE        December 2, 1991        FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | EXAMPLES | SEE ALSO | AUTHORS | CONTACT

Want to link to this manual page? Use this URL:
<https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=key&sektion=1&manpath=FreeBSD+4.7-RELEASE>

home | help