jb.quenot at caraldi.com
Fri Nov 28 05:56:10 PST 2003
* Rob Evers:
> I'm going to move move my sendmail server to a new machine. The new
> machine will use postfix and virtual users, now what I cant't 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 ?
Generally speaking, there is no way to retrieve clear-text passwords
from the database, because passwords are encrypted with a one-way hash.
Hoewever, you can try to copy the encrypted password as-is. The new
virtual users database could recognize it, depending on what you use.
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