string-to-key in Windows Server 2003

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Thu Jun 26 17:06:54 EDT 2003

>>>>> "Ben" == Ben Cox <cox-work at> writes:

    Ben> Did the string-to-key algorithm change in Win 2003?  (Or does
    Ben> it use a different mechanism for generating the salt?)

I've certainly seen it use Administrator rather than administrator as
part of a salt in the case of the administrator principal.  I don't
know about other principals and whether the salt has changed.


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