rob at debank.tv
Thu Nov 27 07:30:36 PST 2003
Sander Smeenk wrote:
>Quoting Vince Hoffman (Vince.Hoffman at uk.circle.com):
>>>I'm going to move move my sendmail server to a new machine.
>>>figure out is how to migrate the users (and keep the old passwords).
>>>Does anyone know of a procedure to extract plain text passwords for
>>>all users ? Or maybe just pointers where to look.
>>Either try john the ripper or similar password crackers. (ports or
>Why would you want to have the cleartext passwords for all users to be
>able to migrate? What you could do is start 'vipw' as root on the
>original server, save that file to disk under a different name, start
>'vipw' on the new server, and read in the saved file, and save it again.
>Next you'd have to make sure the groups are in tact. Either copy it
>(/etc/group), or manually set it to the correct values.
>That should do the trick.
>That is, IF your new server is a fresh FBSD install.
The problem is I need to put the users in a database (virtual mail users).
So I need to crypt the passwords with the database crypt function.
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