Re: [RadiusNT] MD5 Encryption

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Mon, 16 Nov 1998 10:05:10 -0800

Novil Mulianas wrote:
> hi all,
> I'm a newbie here and I'm interested in implementing Encryption feature in Radius NT. I tried MD5 Encryption standard using PERL programming (using I encrypted a 10-character password and produced a 22-character encrypted-password.
> When I compare with radius encrypted password (using -E parameter), the length is only 13 character. And, off course, the password is not acked.
> Anybody knows what I missed here? or anybody here can give a better way to encrypt a password in MD5 standard other than using PERL programming? or anybody knows a good link to a MD5 (or how to use radius encription feature) documentation?

The RadiusNT documentation is incorrect about this. RadiusNT uses
the UNIX Crypt function to encrypt passwords with you enable encryption,
not MD5.

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