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Date: Fri, 11 May 2007 05:02:47 +0000 (UTC)
From:  -.-PhanTom-.- <phantom_otw@...oo.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject:  Re: Q about "MaxLen" of incremental mode

yl_changjiu <yl_changjiu@...> writes:

> 
> Dear Sir: i added a section like this in john.ini [Incremental:Alnum_own01]
> File = $JOHN/alnum.chr
> MinLen = 5
> MaxLen = 12
> CharCount = 36 when i try to run john under Alnum_own01, I got this
message"Warning: MaxLen = 12 is too large
> for the current hash type, reduced to 8"my hashes are like
"I/2n0CZPaSkTI","LHMfqiZfvP.eo" and so on. i
> just think MaxLen=8 is not enough for my hashes.Could you please tell me the
solution? Thanks!


Well, those hashes are DES.
And any words of more than 8 characters encrypted by DES will be truncated to 8
characters.
milkshake -> milkshak
hamburger -> hamburge

etc...


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