Ken Jones <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I don't remember exactly, but there is a function in mysql SQL > that allows you to create a unix compatible MD5 password > from the clear text. > >>From mysql documentation: > ENCRYPT(str[,salt]) > > Encrypt str using the Unix crypt() system call. The salt argument should be > a string with two characters. (As of MySQL Version 3.22.16, salt may be > longer than two characters.) > > mysql> SELECT ENCRYPT("hello"); > -> 'VxuFAJXVARROc'
This is not an MD5 encrypted string, rather DES. MD5 salts and strings begin with $1$. - Erik