Creates an encrypted password to be used for an user of the globus gridftp server
Create encrypted user passwords to be used with the GridFTP server in case it is configured to use clear text password. However, this type of functionality is not recommended, unless the network is trusted.
The globus-gridftp-password command asks for a password and generates a line in the same format as the standard password file (see file /etc/passwd). Such a line can be appended to the password file used by the GridFTP server.
% gridftp-password.pl >> pwfile Password:
Generates a password line for the current user and append it to file "pwfile".
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