Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 18:14:46 +0200 From: "Marti Raudsepp" <marti@...fo.org> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: What type of passwords does john crack? On 1/25/08, Steve ...... <lynx.9595@...il.com> wrote: > Hey Im kinda confused as to what type of passwords john cracks? > It has the option MD5 but yet if I put (what i think is MD5) into a file but > didnt come from a passwd file it doesnt crack them.. You need to prefix them with the username and a colon, sort of like /etc/shadow i.e.: root:247a3993f32ffc44556b20bc951de6cb user1:c5e60c3af1d2361d6848e5aea666102b user2:jamZ4RyrrWDLw ... The additional data in /etc/passwd could also improve password guesses, but it's completely optional. (P.S: try the documentation first) Marti -- 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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