To be sure in that way if dont provide previously used salt (in the user passwords which havent been added using 'vadduser') in crypt will the authorization through pop work?
Theoretically salt is the first 2 symbols, but will vpopmail (vchkpsw) understand/use that? ----- Original Message ----- From: "Paul L. Allen" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Roze" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 8:09 PM Subject: [vchkpw] Re: vpopmail pasw encryption change.. > > Roze writes: > > > The idea is such: There is an existing user database which I have to move > > to a mailsystem (qmail + vpopmail + mysql). All the passwords are > > encypted (no way to get plain-text) (with standart CRYPT) though there > > is also SALT provided which is 2 first symbols from username. > > Just copy the crypted passwords over to the relevant field in the MySQL > database. Vpopmail uses standard unix crypt calls. The newer versions > of vpopmail will create MD5-crypted passwords instead of DES-crypted > passwords on systems that support it. Either style of crypted password > works. > > -- > Paul Allen > Softflare Support > > > > >