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Changed the default for Idle from N to Y.

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commit 9e501b87ff96ba70532abe660b4e67bf49ec7e2b 1 parent 2254150
solar authored
Showing with 6 additions and 6 deletions.
  1. +2 −3 doc/CONFIG
  2. +3 −2 doc/EXAMPLES
  3. +1 −1  run/john.conf
5 doc/CONFIG
@@ -41,8 +41,7 @@ thereby greatly reducing its impact on other system processes. The
impact on performance of John itself is negligible except on otherwise
overloaded systems. This setting does not affect John's startup time
and non-cracking invocations of John; it only affects the actual
-cracking. The default is "N" (no), but you really should want to
-(consciously) change this!
+cracking. The default is "Y" (yes).
@@ -119,4 +118,4 @@ they will be added, but considered the least probable.
-$Owl: Owl/packages/john/john/doc/CONFIG,v 1.3 2005/11/16 13:11:14 solar Exp $
+$Owl: Owl/packages/john/john/doc/CONFIG,v 1.4 2009/12/25 16:59:31 solar Exp $
@@ -195,7 +195,8 @@ or:
john --restore=allrules
Finally, to make John have less impact on other processes, you should
-set the option "Idle = Y" in the configuration file (see CONFIG).
+set the option "Idle = Y" in the configuration file (see CONFIG). The
+default may vary depending on the version and build of JtR.
To only crack accounts with a "good" shell (in general, the shell, user,
and group filters described above work for all cracking modes as well):
@@ -405,4 +406,4 @@ of comments in the default configuration file supplied with John.
Please refer to EXTERNAL for information on the programming language
-$Owl: Owl/packages/john/john/doc/EXAMPLES,v 1.7 2006/05/25 21:43:47 solar Exp $
+$Owl: Owl/packages/john/john/doc/EXAMPLES,v 1.8 2009/12/25 16:59:31 solar Exp $
2  run/john.conf
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@
# Wordlist file name, to be used in batch mode
Wordlist = $JOHN/password.lst
# Use idle cycles only
-Idle = N
+Idle = Y
# Crash recovery file saving delay in seconds
Save = 600
# Beep when a password is found (who needs this anyway?)
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