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Using Crack 5.0

On  0, Matthew J Brodeur <mbrodeur at> wrote:
> On 29 Nov 1999 subb3 at wrote:
> > The Crack does not try to crack my passwords. Am I invoking Crack with
> > the wrong syntax? How can I test the password qualities of my users?
>    Judging by the output it's working fine.  If you look at the process
> table you should see something like:
>  26709 pts/5    1:43 cracker
>    Crack does some setup and then runs in the background.  You can look at
> the output with the Reporter script:

I don't think any crack process is running. There is no CPU activity at all.
Nothing in xload or top. Here is my Reporter output.

$ ./Reporter -quiet
---- passwords cracked as of Mon Nov 29 12:08:02 EST 1999 ----

---- done ----

Is this invocation of Crack correct?

$ Crack -nice 10 /etc/shadow

Thank you for replying.

Subba Rao
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