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wrapOldPasswords.php file is a maintenance script to wrap all passwords of a certain type in a specified layered type that wraps around the old type.

If necessary, the old MD5 hashing can be restored by changing $wgPasswordDefault to 'B'.

This maintenance script can wrap all passwords in 'pbkdf2-legacyA' or 'pbkdf2-legacyB' if you do not want to wait for your users to log in.

Options/Arguments edit

Option Description Required?
--type Type to convert to. This must be one of the layered types from $wgPasswordConfig , meaning either pbkdf2-legacyA or pbkdf2-legacyB. Required
--verbose Create verbose output during execution. Optional
--update Actually wrap passwords Optional

Usage edit

php maintenance/wrapOldPasswords.php --type PasswordConfigKey [ --verbose| --update ]

Dry run edit


Updating the password edit


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