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keylogin(1)							   keylogin(1)

       keylogin - decrypt and store secret key with keyserv

       [ ]

       The  command  prompts for a password, and uses it to decrypt the user's
       secret key. The key may be found in the file  (see  publickey(4)),  the
       NIS  map	 or  entries  in the LDAP directory in the user's home domain.
       The sources and their lookup order are specified in the file (see  nss‐

       Once decrypted, the user's secret key is stored by the local key server
       process, This stored key is used when issuing requests  to  any	secure
       RPC  services,  such as NFS.  The program can be used to delete the key
       stored by

       will fail if it cannot get the caller's key, or the password  given  is
       incorrect.  For a new user or host, a new key can be added using

       Update the
	      file.   This  file holds the unencrypted secret key of the supe‐

	      Only the superuser may use this option.  It is used so that pro‐
	      cesses  running  as  superuser  can issue authenticated requests
	      without requiring that the administrator explicitly run as supe‐
	      ruser at system startup time (see keyserv(1M)).

	      The  option  should be used by the administrator when the host's
	      entry in the publickey database has changed, and	the  file  has
	      become out-of-date with respect to the actual key pair stored in
	      the publickey database.

	      The permissions on the file are such that it  may	 be  read  and
	      written by the superuser but by no other user on the system.

       HP-UX  11i  Version  2  is the last HP-UX release on which NIS+ is sup‐
       ported.	LDAP is the recommended replacement for NIS+.  HP  fully  sup‐
       ports the industry standard naming services based on LDAP.

       was developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc.

       Superuser's secret key

       chkey(1),   keylogout(1),   login(1),   keyserv(1M),  newkey(1M),  pub‐
       lickey(4), nsswitch.conf(4).


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