Salt is the first two characters in a DES-encrypted
password. It is used as a modifier to
regularly-encrypted passwords to avoid the same
encryptions for similar passwords. You must extract
the salt first for your reference password, then use
it as a salt to encrypt the password you want

Omar Mercado

--- Vanstaen Laurent <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Yes I know that (I've read the doc :) ) but what is
> the salt exactly ??

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