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John the Ripper AIX Password Cracker

This module uses John the Ripper to identify weak passwords that have been acquired from passwd files on AIX systems.

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Module Name



  • theLightCosine <theLightCosine [at]>
  • hdm <x [at]>



Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/analyze/jtr_aix msf auxiliary(jtr_aix) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(jtr_aix) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(jtr_aix) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(jtr_aix) > run