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Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 19:45:54 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: otp-md5 format

On 2013-10-11 16:33, Dhiru Kholia wrote:
> 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
> FORMAT_TAG here?
> $ is the separator here and rest of the fields can be arranged according
> to your actual needs.

I see absolutely no reason to use '$' as separator nor prefix, we have 
no problem with using spaces. But there must be no ':' in the string. 
"otp-md5 sa12345 99" is just fine.


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