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Old 04-04-2004, 07:01 AM   #1
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what encription alg does my box uses

how can i find out what encriptyon algorithm crypts my /etc/shadow password file
Old 04-04-2004, 09:15 PM   #2
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I believe the algorithms most commonly used include a DES-based algorithm (see 'man crypt') and the MD5 one-way hash function (which is more secure). Check out the Shadow Password HOWTO for some details.

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Old 04-05-2004, 02:22 AM   #3
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i`m trying to create an adduser php. I`m asking this because i saw that the adduser -p requests a crypt password. Does the crypt function in php work with this ?


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