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decypher a password in the shadow file

decypher a password in the shadow file

decypher a password in the shadow file

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I have a Application ID in the shadow file that we do not know the password to..  I do not want to change the password as the application using it no longer has anyone in support around that knows it.  One of those systems that was suppose to be sunsetted years ago and the users will not let it go away... Anyway I need to get the password for it to look at a problem they are having... I hear there is some programs on the internet that can decypher the password from the shadow file.

Has anyone used any and if so, can you send me a link to one.

Thanks...

RE: decypher a password in the shadow file

john-1.7.2  john-1.7.2.tar.gz
This is one that I used years ago. You may have to google it to find the newest version

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