Date: Tue, 5 May 2015 17:14:51 -0400 From: Yulong <yyl.dev@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Question on showing number of guesses tried Thanks!! It worked. Regarding to the inaccuracy, is it totally off? I mean, if we know how many passwords per "batch" we try, then the actual number of guesses would be just "displayed result"/"# per batch"? Thought the question now becomes how to know # of passwords per batch. On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 4:52 PM, magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> wrote: > On 2015-05-05 22:19, Yulong wrote: > >> I am using jtr-1.8.0-jumbo-1. I would like to output number of guesses >> tried for each cracked password. >> (...) >> However, when I use "--crack-status", it still does not display the number >> of guesses: >> >> guesses: 1 time: 0:00:00:00 24.30% (ETA: Tue May 5 16:13:17 2015) c/s: >> 104020K trying: drupelet - duckling >> >> My command is "./run/john --crack-status --format=raw-md5 >> --wordlist=wordlist.file password.file". I was wondering if I am doing it >> wrong, or the patch has been modified after it has been created? >> > > Unlike CrackStatus (john.conf option) a.k.a --crack-status (command line > option) there's no command line option for StatusShowCandidates. So you > need to edit john.conf and change StatusShowCandidates to "Y". > > Also please note that IIRC the figure you'll get may not be very exact. > For example, if a format tries 32 passwords per "batch" and you crack a > hash with the very first candidate, it may be shown as 32 instead of 1. > This gets worse with OpenMP and even worse with GPU, where we may have > hundreds of thousands or even millions of passwords in one batch... > > magnum > > > -- Best, Yulong
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