bnpass(1) bnetd password utility


bnpass [options] [--] [cleartextpassword]


bnpass is a small utility which will output the ASCII hashed version of the clear text password in the same format as used in bnetd account files. This may be useful for writing a script to generate accounts or to reset a password in the bnetd user database.

If cleartextpassword is not specified you will be prompted to enter it into the standard input.


-h --help --usage
Print usage information and exit.
-v --version
Print its version number and exit.
Signal end of options. Any further arguments will be treated as passwords even if they begin with a "-".


The current version is available with the bnetd distribution at:


Ross Combs ([email protected])