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Re: [SLUG] MD5 passwords

On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 09:44:17AM +0000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> John Ferlito <johnf@nospam.inodes.org> wrote:
> > Anyone know of anything similar to makepasswd which will encrypt a
> > password and give you the MD5 encrypted result. ie something I can pass
> > to usermod -p. Even a snippet of perl code or a pointer to the algorithm
> > so I can write some perl code would do.
> What's wrong with chpasswd?

	I don't want to change the passwords. Just want the encrypted
version to distribute about with cfengine. ie I don't want plaintext
passwords sitting about in files on the config server.

Anyway those perl snippets did the trick. Thanks guys.

John Ferlito
Senior Engineer - Bulletproof Networks
ph: +61 (0) 410 519 382

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