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CHPASSWD(1) User Commands CHPASSWD(1)

chpasswd - manual page for chpasswd 1.31.1

chpasswd [--md5|--encrypted|--crypt-method|--root]

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

Read user:password from stdin and update /etc/passwd

-e,--encrypted
Supplied passwords are in encrypted form
-m,--md5
Encrypt using md5, not des
-c,--crypt-method ALG
des,md5,sha256/512 (default bcrypt)
-R,--root DIR
Directory to chroot into
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