Storing of salt in freeradius

Mark mark at
Wed Jan 19 08:33:19 CET 2011

Alan, Fajar,

Thank you both for your help and advice on this.

On 19-Jan-2011, at 3:14 PM, Alan DeKok wrote:

> Mark wrote:
>> In the event of using salted md5 hashes for passwords, where exactly does one store the salt? There doesn't seem to be a place within the FR config  to do that. Any advice would be much appreciated.
>  The salt is stored in the same string as the hashed password.  See
> wikipedia for descriptions of how salted passwords work, or "man crypt".
>  Alan DeKok.
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