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Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 20:03:08 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: otp-md5 format

On 10/11/13 at 09:47pm, Michael Samuel wrote:
> Finally, I wanted advice on how the password file entry should look.
> The natural way for s/key would be an OTP extended response, eg
> "otp-md5 sa12345 99", followed by the OTP in either hex or words (I
> think I'd just do hex). Since that seems unlike the rest of JtR, is
> there any other suggestions?  The fields are: algorithm, salt,
> sequence, otp.

How about "$otp-md5$algorithm$salt$sequence$otp" ?

$otp-md5$ is the FORMAT_TAG. Maybe we could just use "$otp$" as the

$ is the separator here and rest of the fields can be arranged according
to your actual needs.


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