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Re: Password encryption with md5, ... in libc6

On Wed, 21 Jan 1998, Craig Sanders wrote:

> how do you convert a passwd/shadow file to md5 passwords? 
> say i've got a shadow file full of old-style crypted passwords, how do i
> convert them all to md5crypt (without having to know what the plaintext
> password is)? 

I dont think that is possible. The best way would be to set
MD5_CRYPT_ENAB to yes and force everyone to change their passwords by
setting the expiry date... ;)


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