no, it likely wouldn't be the same.  the classic unix crypt uses a
"salt" to allow for different encodings of the same text string. see:

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crypt_(Unix)

ed

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 03:00:01PM -0400, Mike Wahlberg wrote:
> Also I created a root  passwd on my Solaris 10 U7
> box as abc123, and the encryption from my /etc/shadow
> is MNY4FaPMbBnRs, not what you supplied. I would
> think the encryption would be the same.
>
> Mike
>
>
> Edward Pilatowicz wrote:
>> are you running opensolaris?
>>
>> if so, i'm guessing that the problem is the format of the hashed
>> password.  by default, solaris version <= 10 and nevada use crypt for
>> hashing passwords, but opensolaris uses SHA256.  these settings seem to
>> be controlled via /etc/security/policy.conf.  just search for string
>> CRYPT_* in that file and read the associated comments.
>>
>> ed
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 08:35:19AM -0700, v wrote:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I use sysidcfg to configure my zone.  However, during configuration, the 
>>> root password gives a syntax error.  The password I use in the sysidcfg is 
>>> the encrypted version of abc123.  I don't know why it doesn't like it.  Let 
>>> me walk you through my zone creation process.  Maybe somebody can tell me 
>>> what I am doing wrong... (By the way, this is an exclusive IP zone)
>>>
>>> 1) Install the zone
>>> 2) Make the zone ready (zoneadm -z zone1 ready)
>>> 3) Copy the below sysidcfg to the root/etc/ directory
>>>
>>> terminal=vt100
>>> network_interface=primary { dhcp protocol_ipv6=yes }
>>> name_service=DNS nfs4_domain=dynamic
>>> security_policy=none
>>> timezone=US/Eastern
>>> system_locale=C
>>> root_password=fto/dU8MKwQR
>>>
>>> 4) Login to the zone (zlogin -C zone1)
>>> 5) Open another connection to the global zone
>>> 6) Boot zone1 (zoneadm -z zone1 boot)
>>> 7) Then, I see the configuration process on the other terminal screen as 
>>> outlined below.  It stops at the root password line and switches over to 
>>> the interactive configuration
>>>
>>> [NOTICE: Zone booting up]
>>>
>>> SunOS Release 5.11 Version snv_111b 32-bit
>>> Copyright 1983-2009 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved.
>>> Use is subject to license terms.
>>> Hostname: zone1
>>> Reading ZFS config: done.
>>> Mounting ZFS filesystems: (6/6)
>>> root_password=fto/dU8MKwQR
>>> syntax error line 8 position 15
>>> Creating new rsa public/private host key pair
>>> Creating new dsa public/private host key pair
>>> Configuring network interface addresses: vnic1
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