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From "Victor B. Gonzalez" <>
Subject Re[2]: [users@httpd] The simplest method to convert from AuthType Basic to AuthType Digest
Date Thu, 25 Dec 2003 09:24:42 GMT
Hello Brian,

>>   I am trying to switch AuthType Basic to AuthType Digest but I have
>>   many users and passwords. What is the simplest method of converting
>>   them across in a seamless manner?

BD> You might be able to do it by running a 'password cracker' against
BD> your crypted passwords to extract the plaintext, which you would
BD> then run though md5. But this will almost certainly take a very
BD> long time (weeks, months, years, ???) with many passwords,
BD> depending of course on how well the passwords were chosen.

 Yeah I feared the response :) Thanks Brian :)

Best regards,
 Victor B. Gonzalez                          

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