Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 22:09:47 +0100 From: Simon Marechal <simon@...quise.net> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Custom .chr files w/o .pot Mark Shaw wrote: > Hello, > > Is it possible to create a custom .chr file without first having any > cracked passwords? > > For a rather involved reason, I'm trying to crack my own password. > I know the length, and some characters that are defnitely present, > and some that are definitely not. I'd like to exploit this knowledge > to run an incremental crack using a reduced character set. > > Alternately, can I just use all.chr and somehow tell john not to > use certain characters? Would this have any real effect on run > time? To build custom .chr files without a good pot file, you just have to build it: cat wordlist | sed -e 's/^/xxx:/' > john.pot Have fun! Download attachment "smime.p7s" of type "application/x-pkcs7-signature" (2525 bytes)
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