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keyserv(1M)							   keyserv(1M)

       keyserv - server for storing private encryption keys

       [ ] [ ] [ ]

       is  a  daemon  that  is used for storing the private encryption keys of
       each user logged into the system.  These encryption keys are  used  for
       accessing secure network services such as secure NFS.

       Normally,  root's key is read from the file when the daemon is started.
       This is useful during power-fail reboots when no one is around to  type
       a password.

       will  not start up if the system does not have a secure RPC domain con‐
       figured.	 The domain name can be set up by using the command.  Invoking
       the  command  without  arguments	 will  display	whether the user has a
       domain set up.

       The file contains the following default parameter settings.

       Specifies whether default keys for are used.

	      The default value is

	      is equivalent to the command-line option.

       Disable the use of default keys for

       Enable the use of default keys for
	    This is the default behavior.

       Run in debugging mode and log all requests to

       Root's secret key is not read from
	    Instead, prompts the user for the password to decrypt  root's  key
	    stored  in	the  database and then stores the decrypted key in for
	    future use.

	    This option is useful if the file ever gets	 out-of-date  or  cor‐

       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.

       Contains root's key.

       Contains default settings.
	      You can use command-line options to override these settings.

       Log file

       keylogin(1), keylogout(1), publickey(4).


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