Secure Java apps on Linux using MD5 crypt

Friday, 13 January 2006, 1:38 AM EST

UNIX®/Linux PAM-compatible systems use authentication based on the GNU MD5 extensions to the crypt() system call. This article explains these extensions and shows you a Java implementation of MD5 crypt that is compatible with UNIX/Linux systems.

At IBM developerWorks.

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