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Re: Security trough paranoia

On Sat, Mar 31, 2001 at 04:34:20PM +0200, Arthur Korn wrote:

> Ben Gertzfield schrieb:
> > How exactly are you proposing to keep change shadow passwords back and
> > forth from MD5 without having the user re-input every password?
> > 
> > This is Very Hard to Do. :)
> The switch from crypt to md5 is not that hard, given
> sufficiently bad passwords (which _many_ users have). :)

Is there any (currently implemented) way to switch from crypt to md5,
supporting crypt passwords already in the database, but adding new passwords
using md5?  This would allow administrators to make a smooth transition.

 - mdz

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