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Re: Salt for /etc/shadow and passwd?

Okay... I wasn't thinking. The salt is stored within the crypted password
generated, which is why password crackers work.

Well... hopefully you can confirm this :-)


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jason Lim" <maillist@jasonlim.com>
To: <debian-isp@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2001 3:17 AM
Subject: Salt for /etc/shadow and passwd?

> Hi!
> I was wondering where the salt is stored on a debian linux system...?
> I want to cp /etc/shadow from one server to another for simplicity, and
> would rather not have to regenerate all the crypted passwords over
> So... if I can make the salt for both servers the same then that SHOULD
> work, right?
> Well, thanks in advance!
> Sincerely,
> Jason
> http://www.zentek-international.com/

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