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Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 09:20:33 -0400
From: Bill Gurley <>
Subject: Re: help with openldap ssha

Peter Kasza wrote:
> Bill Gurley wrote:
>> I am using john-1.7.2, with this patch:
>> john-1.7.2-all-12.diff
>> The patch seems to add support for ssha, although it is for "Netscape 
>> So far, I have not been able to get any response other than:
>> No password hashes loaded
> Thats because OpenLDAP SSHA salts are shorter (4 bytes instead of 8).
> The myjohn patch contains an OpenLDAP version of the NSLDAPS format.
> You can get it from here

I just wanted to report back that the patched "myjohn" version is 
working beautifully for me.

Thanks, Peter!


  Bill Gurley, Technical Director
  Department of Chemistry
  Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville

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