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NEWKEY(8)		  BSD System Manager's Manual		     NEWKEY(8)

NAME
     newkey -- create a	new key	in the publickey database

SYNOPSIS
     newkey -h hostname
     newkey -u username

DESCRIPTION
     The newkey	utility	is normally run	by the network administrator on	the
     Network Interface Service (NIS) master machine in order to	establish pub-
     lic keys for users	and super-users	on the network.	 These keys are	needed
     for using secure RPC or secure NFS	.

     The newkey	utility	will prompt for	the login password of the given	user-
     name and then create a new	public/secret key pair in /etc/publickey en-
     crypted with the login password of	the given user.

     Use of this program is not	required: users	may create their own keys us-
     ing chkey(1).

OPTIONS
     -h	hostname
	     Create a new public key for the super-user	at the given hostname.
	     Prompts for the root password of the given	hostname.

     -u	username
	     Create a new public key for the given username.  Prompts for the
	     NIS password of the given username.

SEE ALSO
     chkey(1), keylogin(1), publickey(5), keyserv(8)

NOTES
     The Network Information Service (NIS) was formerly	known as Sun Yellow
     Pages (YP).  The functionality of the two remains the same; only the name
     has changed.

BSD			       October 12, 1987				   BSD

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