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Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 15:27:00 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: OpenVMS support for 1.7.8 added to patches area.


On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 01:39:40AM -0400, David Jones wrote:
> I added a kit (OpenVMS support 2.4) to the  patches wiki,, that lets current versions of John crack OpenVMS passwords, including the newer mixed case ones.  Any testers would be welcome.  I've only built it on 3 platforms (linux x86, Mac OSX Snow Leopard, OpenVMS Alpha) that are all little-endian, it will likely have problems on Sparc (especially the uaf2john program).

I've just placed this in here:

and I added a link from:

Please let me know if you think this should be presented differently.

I still think that support for the VMS hash types would be better
integrated into -jumbo directly, not only through runtime plugins.



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