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free md5 generator tool – password maker

I was playing with some opensource code today.  The app tries to be secure when adding a user to the system.  When the new user is added, an email is sent off to their email address that includes the username and password.  On my localhost, I’m too lazy to setup a bunch of test email@localhost addresses, so I needed a way to figure out what the auto-generated passwords were for my test user entries.  I noticed that the app is using md5 to store the passwords.  Again, being lazy, I didn’t want to have to do “print” statements to show the md5 output.  So I created a little online tool that given any text, will generate the md5 string.  Then using my HeidiSQL tool, I just paste the new string into the password column, and viola! a new password for that user.  This way I don’t have to deal with email confirms and all that.

The free md5 generator tool is here: http://www.openstepmedia.com/tools/md5.php

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  1. cps
    April 16, 2009 at 10:05 am

    c35312fb3a7e05b7a44db2326bd29040 c35312fb3a7e05b7a44db2326bd29040

    • hashed
      May 25, 2009 at 1:29 pm

      Don’t say that word you 316928e0d260556eaccb6627f2ed657b

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