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Old 01-12-2003, 03:39 PM   #1
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creating encrypted passwords


how can I create an encrypted password to paste into a file?
I tried perl -e 'print crypt("newpassword",rand(100)) . "\n"'

but it didnt do anything.....
 
Old 01-12-2003, 03:48 PM   #2
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Eh? Have a look at your /etc/shadow file. There's MD5 encrypted passwords there!

Or your can download the package ccrypt which uses pretty strong encryption and suffixes the file with .cpt

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Old 01-12-2003, 04:09 PM   #3
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http://www.pgregg.com/projects/qmail/mkpasswd.php
 
Old 01-12-2003, 04:34 PM   #4
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thanks, I just discovered i have bigger problems, multiple install of the app in question. uuhhh gonna try and blow it away and go for a clean install which should resolve my password problem.
 
  


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