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Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2017 08:46:19 +0200
From: Patrick Proniewski <>
Subject: Re: practical limits on password length?


On 12 août 2017, at 02:08, Royce Williams wrote:

> What are the practical limits on password length? Are they docuumented
> anywhere? I assume that some of them are attack- and/or format-specific?

you might want to try this: 

./john --list=format-all-details --format=raw-sha1

or this kind of thing:

./john --list=format-all-details |egrep 'Format label|Max. password length'


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