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> From: "J Gao" <jgao@stripped>
> Subject: Transfer ENCRYPT password field to another server
> So, is there a way to make the MySQL encrypted password string
> "2I6JOeg.JukJ." convert to MD5 hash "$1$................."?
Nope. Encrypt() calls unix crypt(), which is really more a hash - you can't go back to the
The proper way to handle this, is to notify the users that passwords will expire upon
moving to the new system, and sending each of them a personal, unique link to set their
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