So since it uses crypt, which isn't md5, there is no way for me to convert
it to an md5.  I guess the best thing to do then is just to store the pw's
as plain text, then convert them to whatever I need to, to operate with my
other systems?  Or is there a patch to have vpopmail store them as md5's?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Jones [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 2:56 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Password format?
> David Erickson wrote:
> > Hi we are using vpopmail 5.4.6 with mysql for virtual domains.  I was
> trying
> > to look at the source for how the passwords are crypted, I'm new to this
> but
> > it looked like they are encrypted (with salt) md5 hashes?  I was
> wondering
> > if there is anyway to convert them to a normal md5 digest for use in
> other
> > programs?
> It uses the standard unix crypt() function call.
> Most systems now days use MD5 so the password should
> start with a $1$
> Ken Jones
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