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LLE10251 : How to generate a MD5 hash with md5sum

Symptom:

You need to create a MD5 hash wich can be used as password

Cause:

none

Solution:

To generate an md5 hash you can use the md5sum command. e.g.

echo -n 'newpassword' | md5sum

This will generate an md5 hash for newpassword. Please note the -n which will send newpassword without newline to md5sum. Otherwise it will not be the same and will not work.

The generated password can be used for a glassfish JDBCrealm. Such a realm used jdbc to query the user password.

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