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Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2011 12:16:27 +0300
From: theregister theregister <>
Subject: Re: What hash?

md5 encryption looks like this:
$a6b8kkkttt$ e.g. starts and ends with a $.

On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 6:11 PM, Philippe Ouellet <>wrote:

> Hi, I have an encrypted password from a config file on a Motorola / Symbol
> AP5131? I am having difficulty identifying which algorithm was used to
> encrypt it. I do have one value which is known. Under the transfer config to
> / from server to ap, i set the value to test. This is represented in the
> config file as:
> set user test
> set enc-passwd a6021e82
> Any help would be greatly appreciated, according the the manual, Private
> Encryption can be chosen as either md5 or sha1, and john is identifying the
> password as a mysql-fast password.
> Thank You

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