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PUBLICKEY(5)		    BSD	File Formats Manual		  PUBLICKEY(5)

NAME
     publickey -- public key database

SYNOPSIS
     /etc/publickey

DESCRIPTION
     /etc/publickey is the public key database used for	secure RPC (Remote
     Procedure Calls).	Each entry in the database consists of a network user
     name (which may either refer to a user or a hostname), followed by	the
     user's public key (in hex notation), a colon, and then the	user's secret
     key encrypted with	its login password (also in hex	notation).

     This file is altered either by the	user through the chkey(1) command or
     by	the system administrator through the newkey(8) command.	 The file
     /etc/publickey should only	contain	data on	the NIS	master machine,	where
     it	is converted into the NIS database publickey.byname.

SEE ALSO
     chkey(1), publickey(3), newkey(8),	ypupdated(8)

BSD			       October 19, 1987				   BSD

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