mkpasswd-ratbox(8) Hash password to use with ratbox.


mkpasswd-ratbox [-m|-d|-b|-e] [-l saltlength] [-r rounds] [-s salt] [-p plaintext]


-m Generate an MD5 password.

-d Generate a DES password.

-b Generate a BlowFish password.

-e Generate an Extended DES password.

-l Specify a length for a random MD5 or BlowFish salt.

-r Specify a number of rounds for a BlowFish or Extended DES password.
   BlowFish:  default 4, no more than 6 recommended
   Extended DES:  default 25

-s Specify a salt, 2 alphanumeric characters for DES, up to 16 for MD5, up to 22 for BlowFish, and 4 for Extended DES.

-p Specify a plaintext password to use.


  mkpasswd -m -s 3dr -p test


This manual page was written by Arnaud Cornet for debian and is distributed under the GPL.