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Re: Making Linux use Blowfish for passwd/shadow encryption



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> On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 03:11:33PM +0100, Mark Watts wrote:
> > I'm currently converting an old OpenBSD box to linux, and I need to move
> > the user accounts across.
> >
> > Short of cracking the blowfish password hashes in master.passwd, can I
> > make Linux (PAM) use blowfish instead of md5 so I don't need to convert
> > the hashes?
>
> Yes.
>
> The easiest is to install a distribution which already includes
> support for those hashes "out of the box".  You can try ours:
>
> 	http://www.openwall.com/Owl/
>
> Or one from ALT Linux team:
>
> 	http://www.altlinux.com
>
> Alternatively, you may "patch" the support into whatever distribution
> you have, using these packages:
>
> 	http://www.openwall.com/crypt/
> 	http://www.openwall.com/tcb/
>
> Finally, we may do this work for you if it's paid for. ;-)

Ok, working on the assumption that my managment aren't going to pay someone 
else... are there any patches around for Mandrake 9.1 ?

Cheers,

Mark.

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Mark Watts
Senior Systems Engineer
QinetiQ TIM
St Andrews Road, Malvern
GPG Public Key ID: 455420ED

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