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       pwd_controlaula — create a file with a VNC encrypted password


       pwd_controlaula passwd-file passwd


       pwd_controlaula  allows  you  to  set  the  password used to access VNC
       desktops.  It stores an obfuscated version of the given  passwd in  the
       given passwd-file file. So, a vnc server will be able to start with the
       -passwd command using the given password.

       This small application is based on the vncpasswd from  the  vnc4-common
       Debian package.

       The  password  must be at least six characters long, and only the first
       eight characters are significant.  Note that the stored password is not
       encrypted  securely  - anyone who has access to this file can trivially
       find out the plaintext password.  However, when accessing a VNC desktop
       a challenge-response mechanism is used over the wire making it hard for
       anyone to crack the password simply by snooping on the network.


       This program has these mandatory arguments:

       passwd-file file where the encrypted password for vncserver use.

       passwd plain text password to be encrypted.


       The official ControlAula documentation:


       pwd_controlaula was written by José L. Redrejo Rodríguez

       This manual page was written by José L. Redrejo Rodríguez <jredrejo  at>  for  the  Debian  system  (but  may  be  used  by others).
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