Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 12:14:03 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: word length rules On Fri, Jan 12, 2007 at 12:36:10PM -0500, Raymond Geiger wrote: > Now, I KNOW this pw is probably at least 12 characters... Does Salt SHA1 > shrink it down to 8, or does it support longer passwords? The latter. > Am I wasting my time trying it with the default length parameters? It depends on how sure you are that the password is longer than 8 characters (you wrote "probably"). > Should I run john in a different mode than incremental, If you're sure that the password is longer than 8 characters, then yes. > or do I need to split the hash, You can't split this hash. For the few hash types that allow for that, JtR does it on its own. -- Alexander Peslyak <solar at openwall.com> GPG key ID: 5B341F15 fp: B3FB 63F4 D7A3 BCCC 6F6E FC55 A2FC 027C 5B34 1F15 http://www.openwall.com - bringing security into open computing environments Was I helpful? Please give your feedback here: http://rate.affero.net/solar -- To unsubscribe, e-mail john-users-unsubscribe@...ts.openwall.com and reply to the automated confirmation request that will be sent to you.
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