Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2007 18:12:36 -0500 From: "Douglas F. Calvert" <dfc@...ze.org> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Generating wordlists with john Thomas Damgaard wrote: > Hi > > Is it possible to generate wordlists with john? > When using john to crack a password-file, john tries some interesting > combinations. Instead of trying these on the password-file, is it > possible to output them to a file? > > You want the stdout switch: ./john --whatever-options-you-want-to-use --stdout > somefile.txt PS I know that some of this is a little intimidating at first but if you want to understand this (or any program) it really helps to read the documentation. Your answer is line 11 of johns canned help: $ ./john John the Ripper password cracker, version 1.7.2 Copyright (c) 1996-2006 by Solar Designer and others Homepage: http://www.openwall.com/john/ Usage: john [OPTIONS] [PASSWORD-FILES] --single "single crack" mode --wordlist=FILE --stdin wordlist mode, read words from FILE or stdin --rules enable word mangling rules for wordlist mode --incremental[=MODE] "incremental" mode [using section MODE] --external=MODE external mode or word filter --stdout[=LENGTH] just output candidate passwords [cut at LENGTH] Spend a little time reading all of the documentation in the doc directory, but especially these files (in order of usefulness): README EXAMPLES FAQ MODES OPTIONS CONFIG -- 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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