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.


Option/Parameter Description
--type Type to convert to. This must be one of the layered types from $wgPasswordConfig , meaning either pbkdf2-legacyA or pbkdf2-legacyB.
--verbose Create verbose output during execution.