Tool to generate 'phash' style hashed passwords?

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Tool to generate 'phash' style hashed passwords?

We have a need to create password hashes offline, is there a tool or script available to take a cleartext password and generate a phash?

For example, the audit team wants to be able to select a password and generate the hash, so we can later paste into a firewall when provisioning the 'audit' user, even though I would never know what their password actually is.

Something that could run on MS-Windows, batch or Perl script would be easiest.

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You can use the "request password-hash" command on the CLI of the firewall to generate these.

admin@lab-firewall> request password-hash username user password test1234

$1$tjlcdrco$q/rIosAGEBWJQtFeRy9AX0

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Here's an off-box method to do something similar:

http://www.insidepro.com/hashes.php?lang=eng

$1$tjlcdrco$q/rIosAGEBWJQtFeRy9AX0


The $ is a delimiter.  1=MD5(Unix) hash type.  rIosAGEBWJQtFeRy9AX0=the hash


If you go to that website, and type out a cleartext password & salt (I don't think the user name is needed on this site), and then click "Generate".  You can scroll down to MD5(Unix) and see the generated hash. 


They provide a little more "behind the scenes" detail here:  http://wiki.insidepro.com/index.php/MD5%28Unix%29

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