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Old 10-10-2004, 04:08 AM   #1
morningkiran
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Smile Password Encryption


Dear Friends,
Can you tell me something about the encryption system used in fedora core-2 operating system i.e., which algorithm being used.
regards,
uday.
 
Old 10-10-2004, 08:06 AM   #2
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If you are talking about password encryption. take a look at the shadow/passwd file.

If the encrypted password starts with $1 and followed by 32 chars => MD5,
A standard DES encrypted password is 13 chars.

Hope this is what you are looking for.
 
Old 10-10-2004, 08:17 AM   #3
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thanks..

Thank you ver much...thats what exactly iam looking at...
 
  


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