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       lsh-krb-checkpw   -  program  to  check  a  Kerberos  username/password


       lsh-krb-checkpw username-to-check


       This manual page documents briefly the lsh-krb-checkpw  command.   This
       manual  page  was  written  for  the  Debian  distribution  because the
       original program  does  not  have  a  manual  page.   Instead,  it  has
       documentation in the GNU Info format; see below.

       lsh-krb-checkpw  is  a  program  that checks if a username and password
       combination is valid for login  by  doing  a  kerberos  lookup.  It  is
       designed  to  be  used  as a password helper program for lshd (8), (eg.

       lsh-krb-checkpw takes one required argument, which is the username, and
       reads the password from stdin, then returns 0 if the password is valid,
       or 1 otherwise. Note that the password must be  supplied  exactly,  ie.
       there  must  be  no  newline  after the password, so if invoking from a
       shell, just type "<your-password><CTRL-D>".


       lsh(1), lshd(8).   The programs are documented fully by Lsh,  available
       via the Info system.


       This manual page was written by Timshel Knoll <>, for
       the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).