generate /etc/shadow-style password

mkpasswd -5 pa33w0rd saltsalt
Sample Output

By: kev
2011-11-16 16:24:18

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python -c 'import crypt; print crypt.crypt("pa33w0rd", "$1$saltsalt$")'
kev · 340 weeks and 4 days ago
openssl passwd -1 -salt saltsalt pa33w0rd
kev · 340 weeks and 4 days ago
md5pass pa33w0rd saltsalt
kev · 340 weeks and 4 days ago
On Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.7: usage: mkpasswd [args] [user] where arguments are: -l # (length of password, default = 9) -d # (min # of digits, default = 2) -c # (min # of lowercase chars, default = 2) -C # (min # of uppercase chars, default = 2) -s # (min # of special chars, default = 1) -v (verbose, show passwd interaction) -p prog (program to set password, default = passwd)
SuperFly · 340 weeks and 4 days ago
No for the md5sum. Not a good algorithm to use in this case.
kaedenn · 340 weeks and 4 days ago
>>> import ctypes >>> crypt = ctypes.CDLL('').crypt >>> crypt.restype = c_char_p >>> crypt(b'pa33w0rd', b'$1$saltsalt$') b'$1$saltsalt$J9FHdD60EASotLk.KSSI4/'
kev · 340 weeks and 2 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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