[Dovecot] PLAIN-MD5 password scheme with salt?
tss at iki.fi
Thu Feb 8 11:30:39 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-02-07 at 17:01 +0100, Steffen Weber wrote:
> I'm storing passwords as MD5 hashes in a MySQL database and have
> specified "default_pass_scheme = PLAIN-MD5" in dovecot-sql.conf.
> Can Dovecot append or prepend a salt to a password before hashing
> Because without salt the plaintext passwords can be restored from the
> MD5 hashes using rainbow tables.
Yes, but then it's called SMD5 and not PLAIN-MD5. If you want to use
both of them at the same time, prefix all the existing passwords with
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