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Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 04:12:30 -0800
From: Shawn Tayler <>
Subject: Re: Problems with keepass2john

On 01/13/2015 06:41 AM, Dhiru Kholia wrote:

Thanks Dhiru,

I looked at the link.  I'll watch it for updates.  Any suggestions as to 
as to how I might be able to continue?  I am not a programmer but would 
be willing to learn.  Might there be some additional comments or details 
available for the source that could help?


> On Sat, 10 Jan 2015, Shawn Tayler wrote:
>> I tried using version 1.8.0-jumbo-1 and the hashes produced won't even
>> load with john.  Tried 1.7.9-jumbo-7 and it at least produced loadable
>> hash files.  I've been trying the several iterations of what I believe
>> the password must be to no avail.  As a test I created several test
>> kdb files with simple passwords, e.g. test, testtest, testtesttest,
>> etc.  the intersting thing is that the hash files created from these
>> test files are all about 1.7K in size, but the one from my kdb file is
>> only about 300 bytes and my range of passwords, used crunch to create
>> a few terabytes of possibilities, are a no go.
>> Has anyone had similar issues with keepass2john or have some
>> suggestions as to where I can continue?
> Hi Shawn,
> It seems that the "keepass" format broke with some recent changes.
> See for more
> details.
> Dhiru

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