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Create a SHA1 password hash

see also : syslinux


sha1pass [PASSWORD] [SALT]

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sha1pass creates a SHA1 password hash. In the absence of a salt value on the command line, a random salt vector will be generated.


More information about the Syslinux project can be found on the homepage at <>.

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sha1pass was written by H. Peter Anvin <hpa[:at:]zytor[:dot:]com>.

This manual page was written by Daniel Baumann <>.

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