Subject: Re: Password migration from Secure Ultrix to NetBSD
To: John C. Hayward <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-security
Date: 08/01/1999 13:59:31
"John C. Hayward" wrote:

>    Any suggestions on migrating passwords from Ultrix secure to NetBSD
> would be appreciated.

Here's some references to crypt16 after a quick AltaVista search:

This one says that crypt16 is really bad from a security POV:

This one has some sample code for crypt16():

Based on the first reference, I'd just throw away the old passwords...