prune zeroed and old entries from S/Key
skeyprune searches through the S/Key
database, /etc/skey, and prunes out entries that
have been zeroed out via
skeyinit(1) as well as entries that have not been modified in
days days. If days is not
specified, only invalid entries are pruned.
If a malformed entry is encountered, or if the file mode/type is incorrect, an error is printed to the standard error.
- directory containing S/Key user entries
The following errors are cause for concern.
- Can't cd to /etc/skey
- The S/Key database directory, /etc/skey, does not exist. The superuser may create it by running “skeyinit -E”.
- Can't open user
- The user's entry was found in /etc/skey but it could not be opened.
- user is not a regular file
- The user's entry is not a regular file.
- Bad mode for user
- The user's entry had a bad file mode (should be 0600).
- Bad link count for user.
- The user's entry had a bad link count (should be 1).
- Invalid entry for user
- The user's entry was not of the correct format, as specified by skey(5).
skey(1), skeyinit(1), skey(5)