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SKEYINIT(1)		FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual		   SKEYINIT(1)

NAME
     skeyinit -- change	password or add	user to	S/Key authentication system

SYNOPSIS
     skeyinit [-sxz] [-k passphrase] [-n count]	[-p password] [-t hash]	[user]

DESCRIPTION
     skeyinit initializes the system so	you can	use S/Key one-time passwords
     to	login.	The program will ask you to enter a secret pass	phrase;	enter
     a phrase of several words in response.  After the S/Key database has been
     updated you can login using either	your regular password or using S/Key
     one-time passwords.

     skeyinit requires you to type a secret password, so it should be used
     only on a secure terminal.

     The following options are available:

     -k	passphrase
	     Use pass phrase passphrase	instead	of asking for one to be
	     entered.

     -n	count
	     Start the skey(1) sequence	at count (default is 100).

     -p	password
	     Use password password instead of asking for one to	be entered.

     -s	     Allows the	user to	set the	seed and count for complete control of
	     the parameters.  To do this run skeyinit in one window and	put in
	     your count	and seed; then run skey(1) in another window to	gener-
	     ate the correct 6 english words for that count and	seed.  You can
	     then ``cut-and-paste'' or type the	words into the skeyinit	win-
	     dow.

     -t	hash
	     Selects the hash algorithm	to use.	 Available choices are md4
	     (the default), md5, or sha1.

     -x	     Displays one-time password	in hexadecimal instead of ASCII.

     -z	     Allows the	user to	zero their S/Key entry.

     user    The username to be	changed/added.	By default the current user is
	     operated on, only root may	change other user's entries.

FILES
     /etc/skeykeys  database of	information for	the S/Key system.

SEE ALSO
     skey(1), skeyaudit(1), skeyinfo(1)

AUTHORS
     Phil Karn
     Neil M. Haller
     John S. Walden
     Scott Chasin

FreeBSD	11.1		      September	19, 2005		  FreeBSD 11.1

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