Rick Macdougall wrote: > Jimmy Stewpot wrote: > >> I have just written a script that would do a mysql update query to >> >> md5('password'); into the mysql database. However the problem appears to >> be that the passwords set by the vpasswd utility dont appear to be md5 >> in the same way that the mysql query with md5() function works? >> >> Is that correct? >> >> > Hi, > > Yes, that is correct. How are you running this script ? Is it a perl > or php program ? > You can create the correct md5 password in perl or php and then update > the database with it.
It appears as though the passwords all start with a $1 how do we go about creating the right md5sums for example with php? I keep getting b.s. information created and it will fail authentication. p.s. thanks for all the help. I really appreciate it. > > Regards, > > Rick > > >