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Re: ssh and md5.



On Wed, 5 Feb 1997, SinVraal wrote:

> Someone mentioned that ssh works fine with FreeBSD and md5 passwords,
> because he thought it just called the crypt(3) function which is
> type-independant.  Does anyone know of a way to do this with linux?  Will
> a simple recompile of ssh do it?

Way back to redhat 3.0.3 I built a libcrypt rpm for use with the shadow
aware programs. It had a function called pw_encrypt which was smart enough
to guess MD5 passwords versus standrad ones. If you'd like this, I will
try to bring it back to life.

		Cristian Gafton
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Cristian Gafton                                    gafton@sorosis.ro
Computers & Communications Center              Network Administrator
http://www.sorosis.ro/~gafton                          Iasi, Romania
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