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MAKE_KEYPAIR(8)		  BSD System Manager's Manual	       MAKE_KEYPAIR(8)

     make_keypair — generate Kerberos host key pair

     make_keypair hostname [hostname ...]

     The make_keypair command is used to create pairs of DES keys for each
     hostname.	The keys are used by privileged programs such as register(1)
     to make remote updates to the Kerberos database without having to have
     first acquired a Kerberos ticket granting ticket (TGT).  The keys created
     by make_keypair are placed (by hand) in the filesystems of the kerberos
     server in /etc/kerberosIV/register_keys, and in the root directory of the
     clients.  For example, the file /.update.key128.32.130.3 would contain a
     copy of the key of the client with IP address  These keys
     provide a shared secret which may be used to establish a secure channel
     between the client hosts and the Kerberos server.

     /.update.keyxx.xx.xx.xx	      shared DES key with server
     /etc/kerberosIV/register_keys    server's key storage directory

     register(1), registerd(8), kerberos(1)

     The make_keypair utility first appeared in 4.4BSD.

BSD			       December 11, 1993			   BSD

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