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Last active August 29, 2015 14:11
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import os
import hashlib
import getpass
import base64
password1 = None
password2 = None
# Read the password
while password1 != password2 or password1 == None:
password1 = getpass.getpass()
password2 = getpass.getpass("Confirm password: ")
if (password1 != password2):
print "\nPassword mismatch, try again."
# Generate a 5 byte random salt
salt = os.urandom(5)
# Hash our password + salt
sha = hashlib.sha512()
ssha512 = base64.b64encode('{}{}'.format(sha.digest(), salt))
# Print it out with a prefix for Dovecot
print "\n{{SSHA512}}{}".format(ssha512)
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