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Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 16:57:51 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: How to set john-jumbo to crack a password exceeds 8 characters?

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 02:17:06PM +0800, Gu George wrote:
> So my question is: how to set John-Jumbo to crack a assword which contains 9
> or more characters( lower case) plus 0-9 digits.

Use cracking modes other than incremental mode.  Wordlist, wordlist with
rules, external, Markov - all of these don't have the length limitation.

Or patch params.h and generate your own .chr files:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/john-users/2007/07/04/6

This is becoming a FAQ (last brought up just a few days ago), so I got
to hurry up with removing the limitation in a released version of JtR.

Alexander

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